Place:Sowerby (near Thirsk), North Riding of Yorkshire, England

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NameSowerby (near Thirsk)
Alt namesSowerby
TypeVillage, Suburb
Coordinates54.217°N 1.35°W
Located inNorth Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inNorth Yorkshire, England     (1974 - )
Yorkshire, England    
See alsoHambleton District, North Yorkshire, England|administrative district in which it is now located
source: Family History Library Catalog


NOTE: The name Sowerby is also used for villages in the West Riding of Yorkshire (West Yorkshire), such as Sowerby and Sowerby Bridge.


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Sowerby is a small village and civil parish in the Hambleton district of North Yorkshire, England, it is situated immediately south of Thirsk. The parish boundary merges with that of Thirsk, so the village could be described as a suburb. The author James Herriot lived in the village.

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