Friday, 29 May 2015
The village of Hunmanby in Yorkshire is situated on the edge of the wolds about 3 miles from Filey. The name originates from the Danish, having been entered in the Domesday Book as "Hundemanbi" meaning Hounds Men which actually relates to the hunting of Wovles on the Yorkshire Wolds.
With its own railways station and direct routes to Hull and Scarborough, the village is an old established settlement which would have been an agricultural community until very recent times. Hunmanby Hall dates from the 11th century and the Domesday Book of 1086 refers to the church and its priest which dates it at over 900 years old.
Hunmanby won a Brtain in Bloom award in 2010. You can see old photos of Hunmanby at this website: www.hunmanby.com/