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- source: Family History Library Catalog
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Risby is a the site of a deserted village. It is located in the civil parish of Rowley in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England; approximately south west of Beverley and lies west of the A164 road.
The area includes an open partially wooded parkland, Risby Park, a farm, and a fishpond. Since 1990 the pond has been operated as a coarse fishing location; the site also contains an octagonal brick folly.