English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

A county-by-county guide to the linguistic origins of England’s place-names – a project of the English Place-Name Society, founded 1923.

the Honour of Richmondshire

Honour in the County of North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Forms

  • shira de Richmond 1174 HCY
  • Richemundesir(a) 1198 Fees
  • honore de Richemund, Rychemund 1218 Pat
  • Richemondskyre 1252 YI

Parishes in this Honour