Farmanby

FARMANBY, a township, in the parish of Ellerburn, union and lythe of Pickering, N. riding of York, 3 miles (E. S. E.) from Pickering; containing 470 inhabitants. This place forms part of the village of Thornton-Dale, situated in a picturesque moorland valley, on the road from Scarborough to Pickering: the township comprises by computation 2530 acres of land. Ellerburn church, a small ancient edifice, standing in a secluded part of the dale, about a mile from the village, is in this township.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, 7th edition, published in 1848.

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