Hornby

HORNBY, a township, in the parish of Great Smeaton, union of Northallerton, wapentake of Allertonshire, N. riding of York, 7¾ miles (N.) from Northallerton; containing 278 inhabitants. It is on the north of the Wiske, equidistant from that river and the Tees, and comprises about 2050 acres of land. There is a place of worship for Wesleyans.

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

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