Barnby Moor

Barnby Moor is a village and civil parish in the Bassetlaw district of Nottinghamshire, England, with a population of 257 (2001 census), increasing to the 2011 Census to 278.[1] The village is about three miles north of East Retford.

Barnby Moor
Barnby Moor is located in Nottinghamshire
Barnby Moor
Barnby Moor
Location within Nottinghamshire
Population278 (2011)
OS grid referenceSK6684
Civil parish
  • Barnby Moor
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townRETFORD
Postcode districtDN22
Dialling code01777
PoliceNottinghamshire
FireNottinghamshire
AmbulanceEast Midlands
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Nottinghamshire
53°21′N 1°00′W / 53.35°N 1.00°W / 53.35; -1.00Coordinates: 53°21′N 1°00′W / 53.35°N 1.00°W / 53.35; -1.00

GeographyEdit

The A638 passes through the village.

Bilby exclaveEdit

The hamlet of Bilby is within the parish of Barnby Moor constituting a detached portion thereof due to being separated by narrow strips of Hodsock and Babworth. This means Barnby Moor is one of a very small number of civil parishes in England to still have a detached portion. [2]

PeopleEdit

Beatrice Tomasson, the mountaineer, was born here in 1859 to William and Sarah Anne Tomasson, she was their second child.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 5 April 2016.
  2. ^ https://www.nomisweb.co.uk/reports/localarea?compare=E04007789
  3. ^ Reisach, Hermann (2001). "Beatrice Tomasson and the South Face of the Marmolada" (PDF). Alpine Journal: 105–113. Retrieved 8 April 2014.

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