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Skelton All Saints is an Ancient parish in Cleveland in the North riding of Yorkshire.The church built in 1785 is now redundant. It has been designated by English Heritage as a Grade II* listed building and is in the care of the Churches Conservation Trust. Other places in the parish included: Stanghow, Stranghow, Kilton, Manlees Green, Mooresholm cum Gerrick, Great Moorsholm, Skinningrove, Moorseholm, Girrick, Brotton, Moorsholm cum Girrick, Saltburn, Skelton with Manless Green, and Moorsholm.
SKELTON (All Saints), or Skelton near Guisborough or Skelton in Cleveland, is a parish, in the union of Guisborough, E. division of the liberty of Langbaurgh, North Riding of York; containing, with the township of Moorsholm with Girrick, and that of Stanghoe, 1053 inhabitants, of whom 628 are in Skelton township, 4 miles northeast by north from Guisborough. There is a place of worship for Wesleyans. 
Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The civil registration article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is FreeBMD.
To find the names of the neighbouring parishes, use England Jurisdictions 1851. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes.
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Census records from 1841-1891 are available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library. The first film number is 464233. To view these census images online, they are available through the following websites for a fee ($) or free:
- FamilySearch has some of the British Censuses available.
- FindMyPast ($) has all available census records including images, and is free at Family History Centers and the Family History Library and some public and academic libraries.
- Ancestry.co.uk ($) has now all available census records but free at Family History Centers and the Family History Library and at numerous public and academic libraries. The library versions are known as AncestryInstitution.com.
- The Genealogist.co.uk ($) has all available censuses and is free at Family History Centers and the Family History Library and various other libraries.
- FreeCen is a UK census searches. It is not complete and individuals are always asked to consider helping out with transcriptions.
Poor Law Unions
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Yorkshire Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.
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