Place:


Moxby  North Riding

 

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Moxby like this:

MOXBY, a hamlet in Marton-in-the-Forest parish, N. R. Yorkshire; 3½ miles E N E of Yarn. Pop., 202. A Benedictine nunnery was founded here by Henry II.; and was given, at the dissolution, to the Archbishop of York.

Additional information about this locality is available for Marton in the Forest

Moxby through time

Moxby is now part of Hambleton district. Click here for graphs and data of how Hambleton has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Moxby itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Moxby, in Hambleton and North Riding | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/24758

Date accessed: 19th April 2019


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