Place:Stokesley, North Riding of Yorkshire, England

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NameStokesley
TypeTown, Civil parish
Coordinates54.467°N 1.183°W
Located inNorth Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inYorkshire, England    
North Yorkshire, England     (1974 - )
See alsoStokesley Rural, North Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district of which it was a part 1894-1974
Hambleton District, North Yorkshire, Englandadministrative district in which Stokesley has been located since 1974
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Stokesley is a small market town and civil parish in the Hambleton district of North Yorkshire, England. Historically part of the North Riding of Yorkshire, it lies on the River Leven. Stokesley is located about two miles south of the boundary of the borough of Middlesbrough and ten miles south of Middlesbrough town centre. Stokesley is located between Middlesbrough, Guisborough and Northallerton, in a farming area. Local attractions for visitors include nearby Great Ayton, Captain Cook's monument, Roseberry Topping and the North York Moors.

From 1894 until the municipal reorganization of 1974, Stokesley was located in StokesleyRural District. It was also an ecclesiastical parish in the wapentake of Langbargh.

For more information, see the EN Wikipedia article Stokesley.

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