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Fearby, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Fearby, a village and a township in Masham parish, for parochial purposes, and Healey parish for ecclesiastical purposes, N.R. Yorkshire, 2 miles W of Masham station on the N.EtB. There is a post office under Bedale; money order and telegraph office, Masham. Acreage, 892; population, 228. There is a Wesleyan chapel.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyYorkshire 
Civil parishMasham 
Poor Law unionLeyburn 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Fearby from the following:

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for the North Riding of Yorkshire is available to browse.


Online maps of Fearby are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following North Riding newspapers online:

CountyNorth Yorkshire
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Postal districtHG4
Post TownRipon