Location and coordinates are for the approximate centre of Melsonby within this administrative area. Geographic features and populated places may cross administrative borders.
Gazetteer of the British Isles (Edinburgh: Bartholomew, 1887). John Bartholomew
Melsonby, par., township, and vil., North-Riding Yorkshire - par., 3295 ac., pop. 562; township, 2743 ac., pop. 532; vil., 5½ miles NE. of Richmond; P.O.; has traces of nunnery of time of Henry II.
A village in Land of Count Alan hundred, in the county of Yorkshire.