Place:Kirkby Malham, West Riding of Yorkshire, England

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NameKirkby Malham
Alt namesChirchebisource: Domesday Book (1985) p 317
Kirkby-Malhamsource: Family History Library Catalog
Kirkby Malhamdalesource: GENUKI
Kirkby-in-Malham-dalesource: Family History Library Catalog
TypeInhabited place
Coordinates54.035°N 2.152°W
Located inWest Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inNorth Yorkshire, England     (1974 - )
Yorkshire, England    
See alsoSettle Rural, West Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district of which it was a part 1894-1974
Craven, North Yorkshire, Englandmunicipal district of which it has been a part since 1974
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog
source: Family History Library Catalog


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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.

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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.

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