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North Riding of Yorkshire place-names

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Full name North Riding of Yorkshire
Abbreviation N.R. Yorks
Coordinates 54.337777777778, -1.4286111111111
Area (1891) 1152.69444 km2[1]
Population (1891) 284837[1]
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Localities named after Robin Hood (or members of his band) in the North Riding of Yorkshire. Click locality marker for link to page. Historical county boundary coordinates provided by the Historic Counties Trust.

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By Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2013-06-19. Revised by Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2018-07-12.

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Introduction

This page lists, and provides data summaries of, North Riding of Yorkshire place-names. Similar pages exist for the East, and West Ridings as well as for the entire shire.

Chronology

14th Century

1 Robin Hood-related place-name first documented in the 14th century.

16th Century

1 Robin Hood-related place-name first documented in the 16th century.

17th Century

1 Robin Hood-related place-name first documented in the 17th century.

18th Century

3 Robin Hood-related place-names first documented in the 18th century.

19th Century

13 Robin Hood-related place-names first documented in the 19th century.

Local traditions

1 Locality with local traditions relating to Robin Hood.

Literary locales

1 Literary locale.

All localities

22 Place-names and localities.

Place-name clusters

4 Clusters of Robin Hood place-names, localities with local traditions, literary locales etc.

Lists and gazetteers

Background

Also see

Notes