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Gilmonby is a hamlet immediately south of Bowes in County Durham. In the past Gillmomby (note the different spelling used below) was a township within the Parish of Bowes.

GILLMONBY, a township, in the parish of Bowes, union of Teesdale, wapentake of Gilling-West, N. riding of York, 5 miles (S.W. by W.) from Barnard Castle; containing 87 inhabitants. It is part of the manor of Bowes, is on the south side of the river Greta, and comprises by computation 1,800 acres, of which about 1,200 are open moorland: the village is pleasantly situated opposite the village of Bowes. The Hall is now a farmhouse.

Extract from: A Topographical Dictionary of England comprising the several counties, cities, boroughs, corporate and market towns, parishes, and townships..... 7th Edition, by Samuel Lewis, London, 1848.
Bowes Civil Parish Parts of Yorkshire now in County Durham and Tees Valley


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