Hornby (Great Smeaton), North Riding of Yorkshire
Hornby, a village and a township in Great Smeaton parish, N.R. Yorkshire, near the river Tees and the N.E.R., 7¼ miles N of Northallerton, and 3 from Cowton station. Post town, Northallerton; money order and telegraph office, Great Smeaton. Acreage, 1828; population, 203. Homby Grange is a chief residence. There is a Wesleyan chapel.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Civil parish||Great Smeaton|
|Poor Law union||Northallerton|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Hornby (Great Smeaton) from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Hornby)
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: