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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

Administration

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 
RidingNorth 
WapentakeHang-East 

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.


Maps

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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

DistrictHarrogate
CountyNorth Yorkshire
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
CountryEngland
Postal districtHG4
Post TownRipon