Place:Morton (near Guisborough), North Riding of Yorkshire, England

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NameMorton (near Guisborough)
Alt namesMorton (near Stokesley)source: Family History Library Catalog
TypeHamlet, Civil parish
Coordinates54.521°N 1.147°W
Located inNorth Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inYorkshire, England    
Cleveland, England     (1974 - 1996)
North Yorkshire, England     (1996 - )
See alsoGuisborough Rural, North Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district of which the parish was a part 1894-1932
Guisborough, North Riding of Yorkshire, Englandurban district of which it was part 1932-1974
source: Family History Library Catalog


Morton was a civil parish in Guisborough Rural District from 1894 until 1932 when it was absorbed into Guisborough Urban District. Historically, it was located in the ecclesiastical parish of Ormesby in the Langbargh Wapentake.

A Vision of Britain through Time provides this description from John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales of 1870-72:

"MORTON, a township in Ormsby parish, [North Riding of] Yorkshire; 4 miles NE of Stokesley. Acres: 990. Real property: £1057. Pop[ulation]: 47. Houses: 6."

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