Place:Danby (near Whitby), North Riding of Yorkshire, England

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NameDanby (near Whitby)
Alt namesDanby
TypeVillage, Civil parish
Coordinates54.4677°N 0.9097°W
Located inNorth Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inYorkshire, England    
North Yorkshire, England     (1974 - )
See alsoGuisborough Rural, North Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district of which the parish was a part 1894-1932
Whitby Rural, North Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district of which it was part 1932-1974
Scarborough District, North Yorkshire, Englanddistrict municipality in which it has been situated since 1974
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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.

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