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Fearby, North Yorkshire

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Fearby, North Yorkshire

Fearby is a village and civil parish in the Harrogate district of North Yorkshire, England. It is located 5 miles south-west of Bedale and 2 miles west of Masham. Nearby settlements include Healey, High Ellington and Swinton. The village is first mentioned, as Federbi, in the Domesday Book which records a population of eight villagers and one smallholder. The toponym is of uncertain derivation.
Administrative CountyNorth Yorkshire
Traditional CountyYorkshire, North Riding
OS GridSE1981
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Police AuthorityNorth Yorkshire

Fearby, North Yorkshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Fearby, township, in par. and 2 miles W. of Masham, North-Riding Yorkshire, 891 ac., pop. 222.

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