Guisborough  North Riding


In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Guisborough like this:

Guisbrough, market town, par., and township with ry. sta., North-Riding Yorkshire, in Cleveland dist., 9 miles SE. of Middlesbrough -- par., 13,166 ac., pop. 7188; town and township, 7014 ac., pop. 6616; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks. Market-day, Tuesday; contains the splendid ruins of Guisbrough Priory (1119). The working of Cleveland iron-ore employs most of the inhabitants.

Guisborough through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 13th April 2024

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