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West Riding of Yorkshire place-names

Adm. div.
Full name West Riding of Yorkshire
Abbreviation W R Yorks
Coordinates 53.75, -1.6666666666667
Area (1891) 6885.264861 km2[1]
Population (1891) 1351570[1]
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Localities named after Robin Hood (or members of his band) in the West 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, 2013-08-04. Revised by Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2018-10-20.

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Introduction

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

Chronology

15th Century

2 Robin Hood-related place-names first documented in the 15th century.

16th Century

2 Robin Hood-related place-names first documented in the 16th century.

17th Century

6 Robin Hood-related place-names first documented in the 17th century.

18th Century

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

19th Century

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


20th Century

7 Robin Hood-related place-names first documented in the 20th century.

21st Century

5 Robin Hood-related place-names first documented in the 21st century.

Local traditions

7 Localities with local traditions relating to Robin Hood.

Literary locales

23 Literary locales.

Artifacts

1 Robin Hood-related artifact.

Miscellaneous

5 Miscellaneous place-names and localities.

All localities

141 Place-names and localities.


Place-name clusters

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

Lists and Gazetteers

Background

Neighbours

Also see

Notes