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Romanby, North Yorkshire

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Romanby, North Yorkshire

Romanby is a village and civil parish in the Hambleton district of North Yorkshire, England. Romanby is situated just south-west of Northallerton, and at the 2001 UK census had a population of 6,051. The name Romanby suggests that the village dates from Roman times, but in fact it is thought to derive from the Viking name Hromund. The Community of Romanby is served by Romanby Primary School. The local secondary school is the Allertonshire School and the local College is Northallerton College.
Post townNorthallerton
Administrative CountyNorth Yorkshire
Traditional CountyYorkshire, North Riding
OS GridSE3693
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Police AuthorityNorth Yorkshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorth Yorkshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorth Yorkshire
Ambulance AuthorityYorkshire
Dialling code01609

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

Romanby, township, Northallerton par., North-Riding Yorkshire, 1 mile SW. of Northallerton, 2060 ac., pop. 414.

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