Place:Hornby (near Catterick), North Riding of Yorkshire, England

NameHornby (near Catterick)
Alt namesHornby
TypeInhabited place
Coordinates54.3394°N 1.66°W
Located inNorth Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inYorkshire, England    
North Yorkshire, England     (1974 - )
See alsoLeyburn Rural, North Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district of which the parish was a part 1894-1974
Richmondshire, North Yorkshire, Englanddistrict municipality in which it has been situated since 1974
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog

the text in this section is copied from an article in Wikipedia

Hornby is a small village and civil parish located about north-west of Bedale. It is part of the non-metropolitan district of Richmondshire in the shire county of North Yorkshire, England. The name of the village derives from Old Norse meaning the farm belonging to Horni.

Prior to the nationwide municipal reorganization of 1974, Hornby was located in Leyburn Rural District. Historically, it was an ecclesiastical parish in the Hang West Wapentake.

Hornby is probably the most northern civil parish within what was Leyburn Rural District. Other places in the parish include: Hackforth, Arrathorne, and Ainderby Mires with Holtby. The villages of Tunstall and Scotton are nearby. There is another Hornby in the North Riding and one in Lancashire.

Research Tips

This page uses content from the English Wikipedia. The original content was at Hornby, Richmondshire. The list of authors can be seen in the page history. As with WeRelate, the content of Wikipedia is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.