Faceby, North Riding of Yorkshire
Faceby, a village, a township, and an ecclesiastical parish in the N.R. Yorkshire, 2 miles SE of Potto station on the N.E.R., 2 S of Sexhow station on the N.E.R., and 4 SSW of Stokesley. Post town, Northallerton. Acreage, 1382; population, 110. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of York; gross value, £116 with residence. There is a Primitive Methodist chapel.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Poor Law union||Stokesley|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
Findmypast, in conjunction with various Archives, Local Studies, and Family History Societies have the following parish records online for Faceby:
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Faceby from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Faceby)
Land and Property
The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for the North Riding of Yorkshire is available to browse.
Online maps of Faceby are available from a number of sites:
- Bing (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- Google Streetview.
- National Library of Scotland. (Old maps)
- old-maps.co.uk (Old Ordnance Survey maps to buy).
- Streetmap.co.uk (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)
Newspapers and Periodicals
The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following North Riding newspapers online: