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Ireby, Lancashire

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Ireby, Lancashire

Ireby is a small hamlet and civil parish on the edge of Lancashire, England, bordering North Yorkshire. It lies in the City of Lancaster, just outside the Yorkshire Dales, near the community of Masongill. The parish had a population of 78 according to the 2001 Census. The name means "Town of the Irish Vikings".
Administrative CountyLancashire
Traditional CountyLancashire
OS GridSD6575
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityLancashire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLancashire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLancashire
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code015242
Population78 (2001)

Other names by which Ireby, Lancashire has been known in the past


Ireby, Lancashire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Ireby, township, Thornton-in-Lonsdale par., N. Lancashire, 2 miles SE. of Kirkby Lonsdale sta., 1141 ac., pop. 78.

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