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Romanby, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Romanby, a village and a township in Northallerton parish, N.R. Yorkshire, on the Roman road from Stamford Bridge, and on the N.E.R., half a mile SW of Northallerton railway station. Post town and money order and telegraph office, Northallerton. Acreage, 2060; population, 421. The Ecclesiastical Commissioners are lords of the manor. There is a church, erected in 1882 in the Gothic style, with chancel and nave. The living is annexed to the vicarage of Northallerton.

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 parishNorthallerton 
Poor Law unionNorthallerton 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Romanby from the following:

Land and Property

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


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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 districtDL7
Post TownNorthallerton