Glaisdale  North Riding


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Glaisdale like this:

GLAISDALE, a village and a township-chapelry, in Danby parish, N. R. Yorkshire. The village stands on the river Esk, near the Stokesley and Whitby railway, 10 miles WSW of Whitby; and has a station on the railway. The chapelry includes also the hamlets of Stonegate and Lealholm-Bridge; the latter of which has a post office under York. ...

Acres, 8, 370. Real property, £5, 603. Pop., 1, 074. Houses, 234. The property is much subdivided. Much of the surface is moor. The scenery along the Esk is picturesque. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of York. Value, £120.* Patron, the Archbishop of York. The church was rebuilt in 1793. There are two Wesleyan chapels, and charities £9.

Glaisdale through time

Glaisdale is now part of Scarborough district. Click here for graphs and data of how Scarborough has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Glaisdale itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Glaisdale, in Scarborough and North Riding | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 17th July 2024

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