|Name||Danby (near Whitby)|
|Type||Village, Civil parish|
|Located in||North Riding of Yorkshire, England ( - 1974)|
|Also located in||Yorkshire, England |
|North Yorkshire, England (1974 - )|
|See also||Guisborough Rural, North Riding of Yorkshire, England||rural district of which the parish was a part 1894-1932|
|Whitby Rural, North Riding of Yorkshire, England||rural district of which it was part 1932-1974|
|Scarborough District, North Yorkshire, England||district municipality in which it has been situated since 1974|
- source: Family History Library Catalog
- the following text is based on an article in Wikipedia
Danby is a village and civil parish in the Scarborough district of North Yorkshire, England. According to the 2001 UK census, Danby parish had a population of 1,411, a reduction on the 2001 UK census figure of 1,515.
The civil parish includes the villages and or settlements of Ainthorpe, Botton, Castleton, Commondale, Danby itself, Fryup and Westerdale.
From 1894 until 1932, Danby was part of Guisborough Rural District. In 1932 it was transferred to Whitby Rural District. Since the nationwide municipal reorganization of 1974 it has been in the administration district named Scarborough Borough. Historically, it was an ecclesiastical parish of in the Langbargh Wapentake.
For more information, see the EN Wikipedia article Danby, North Yorkshire.
Categories: North Riding of Yorkshire, England | North Yorkshire, England | Scarborough District, North Yorkshire, England | Guisborough Rural, North Riding of Yorkshire, England | Whitby Rural, North Riding of Yorkshire, England | Langbargh Wapentake, North Riding of Yorkshire, England