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Firby, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Firby, a township in Bedale parish, N.R. Yorkshire, 1½ mile S of Bedale station on the N.E.R. There is an hospital for seven men here, founded in 1608, endowed with £54 yearly. Acreage, 685; population, 95.

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 parishBedale 
Poor Law unionBedale 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Firby from the following:

Land and Property

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

Newspapers and Periodicals

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