Place:Willerby (near Scarborough), East Riding of Yorkshire, England

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NameWillerby (near Scarborough)
Alt namesWillerby
TypeCivil parish
Coordinates54.1981°N 0.4459°W
Located inEast Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inYorkshire, England    
North Yorkshire, England     (1974 - )
See alsoSherburn Rural, East Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district in which the parish was situated 1894-1935
Norton Rural, East Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district in which the parish was situated 1935-1974
Ryedale District, North Yorkshire, Englandadministrative district in which it is now located
Dickering Wapentake, East Riding of Yorkshire, Englandwapentake in which it was located
source: Family History Library Catalog


NOTE: Willerby is also a village near Kingston-upon-Hull in the south of the county.


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Willerby is a small village and civil parish in the Ryedale district of North Yorkshire, England. It is contiguous with neighbouring Staxton. Until 1974 the village lay in the historic county boundaries of the East Riding of Yorkshire.

According to the 2001 UK census, Willerby parish had a population of 708.

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From 1894 until 1935 the civil parish of Willerby was located in Sherburn Rural District. In 1935 Sherburn Rural District was abolished and Willerby was transferred to Norton Rural District where it was situated until the nationwide municipal reorganization of 1974. Historically, it was an ecclesiastical parish in the Dickering Wapentake.

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