Kirkby Malham is a small village and civil parish in the Craven district of North Yorkshire, England. Situated in the Yorkshire Dales it lies five miles east of Settle. Nearby settlements include Hanlith, Malham, Airton and Calton.
American writer Bill Bryson once resided here.
GENUKI provides an expanded description of Kirkby Malham from a 19th century gazetteer. Note that the 19th century name for the parish was Kirkby Malhamdale.
http://www.kirkbymalham.info/KMI/kirkby.html The Malhamdale Local History Group] provides all sorts of local information on the parish online. Included are parish records of births, marriages and deaths pre-1837, the 1881 census, maps and much more.