Hornby

The name Hornby can refer to :

Places

Canada

*Hornby Island - Island in the Canadian Strait of Georgia

England

*Hornby, Lancashire - A town in Lancashire
*Hornby, Hambleton - A village in the Hambleton District of North Yorkshire
*Hornby, Richmondshire - A village in the Richmondshire District of North Yorkshire

New Zealand

*Hornby, New Zealand - A suburb of Christchurch, New Zealand

United States

*Hornby, New York - A town in Steuben County, New York

People

*A. S. Hornby - English grammarian
*Ben Hornby - Australian rugby league player
*Clive Hornby - English actor
*Frank Hornby - Inventor of Meccano and Hornby Trains
*Geoffrey Thomas Phipps Hornby - British admiral of the fleet
*John Hornby - Canadian explorer (1880-1927)
*Twiggy (real name Lesley Hornby) - Model
*A N Hornby - English cricketer
*Nick Hornby - Author
*Robert William Bilton Hornby - Priest, antiquarian and lord of the manor from the City of York
*Warwick Hornby - Australia musician
*William Hornby - Governor of Bombay
*William Henry Hornby - English industrialist and politician
*Frank Hornby - Railway photographer

Other

*Hornby Railways - A manufacturer of model railways
*Hornby's Storm-petrel - South American seabird

ee also

*Hornsby

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  • Hornby Island — of British Columbia, Canada, is a Northern Gulf Island parallel with Vancouver Island s Comox Valley. A small community of 966 residents (as of the 2001 census) is distributed across the island. The island is culturally distinctive as it was the… …   Wikipedia

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