Harmby

HARMBY, a township, in the parish of Spennithorn, union of Leyburn, wapentake of Hang-West, N. riding of York, 2 miles (N. by W.) from Middleham; containing 237 inhabitants. It is on the northern acclivity of Wensleydale, and comprises by computation 860 acres: the village is situated on the road from Spennithorn to Leyburn. Certain tithes were commuted for land, under an act of inclosure, in 1775; and a rentcharge of £10. 16. is payable to an impropriator.

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

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