Place:Filby, Norfolk, England

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NameFilby
Alt namesFilebeysource: Domesday Book (1985) p 189
Philebeysource: Domesday Book (1985) p 189
Philebysource: Domesday Book (1985) p 189
TypeInhabited place
Coordinates52.652°N 1.643°E
Located inNorfolk, England
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Filby is a civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. It covers an area of and had a population of 740 in 308 households as of the 2001 census. For the purposes of local government, it falls within the district of Great Yarmouth.

It derives its name from the viking File the Dane, who settled in the area around AD 800. The village is situated on the shores of Filby Broad and Ormesby Little Broad, in the Broads National Park, some north-west of the town of Great Yarmouth and east of the city of Norwich.

In 2002, Filby won the village category of the Britain in Bloom competition.

Filby Heath is located south of the A1064 road to the east of Filby. It is a cluster of cottages and historical buildings..

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