Hornby, Richmondshire

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North Riding
The village and church of Saint Mary
Grid reference: SE222938
Location: 54°20’22"N, 1°39’36"W
Population: 280  (2011
(inc.Appleton East and West,
and Arrathorne)[1])
Post town: Bedale
Postcode: DL8
Local Government
Council: Richmondshire

Hornby is a small village and parish in Richmondshire in the North Riding of Yorkshire. It is located about four miles north-west of Bedale in the wapentake of Hang East. It is not to be confused with Hornby in Allertonshire.

The name of the village derives from Old Norse meaning the farm belonging to Horni.[2]


("Wikimedia Commons" has material
about Hornby, Richmondshire)
  1. UK Census (2011). "Local Area Report – Hornby Parish (1170217156)". Nomis. Office for National Statistics. https://www.nomisweb.co.uk/sources/census_2011_ks/report?compare=1170217156. Retrieved 17 March 2018 
  2. Smith, A H (1969). The place-names of the North Riding of Yorkshire. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. p. 240. OCLC 16956730. 
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