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Harmby, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Harmby, a village and a township in Spennithorne parish, N.R. Yorkshire, 1 mile from Leyburn station on the N.E.R. There is a post office under Bedale, money order and telegraph office, Leyburn. Acreage, 1111; population, 171. Lord Bolton is lord of the manor, and chief landowner. 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 parishSpennithorn 
Poor Law unionLeyburn 
RidingNorth 
WapentakeHang-West 

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


Directories & Gazetteers

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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

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DistrictRichmondshire
CountyNorth Yorkshire
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
CountryEngland
Postal districtDL8