Place:Risby, East Riding of Yorkshire, England

Alt namesRasbisource: Domesday Book (1985) p 308
Risbisource: Domesday Book (1985) p 308
TypeDeserted settlement
Coordinates53.785°N 0.474°W
Located inEast Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inYorkshire, England    
Humberside, England     (1974 - 1996)
East Riding of Yorkshire, England     (1996 - )
See alsoRowley, East Riding of Yorkshire, Englandparish in which Risby is located
Beverley Rural, East Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district in which the parish is situated
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog

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Risby is the site of a deserted village. It is located in the civil parish of Rowley in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England; approximately 3.5 miles (5.6 km) south-west of Beverley, and lies 1 mile (1.6 km) west of the A164 road.

The area includes an open partially wooded parkland called Risby Park, a farm, and a fishpond. which, since 1990, has been operated as a coarse fishing location; the site also contains an octagonal brick folly.

For further information, see Rowley.

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