Firby, East Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Firby, a township in Westow parish, E.R. Yorkshire, on the river Derwent, 1 mile from Kirkham Abbey station on the N.E.R., and 5 miles SW of Malton. Acreage, 525; population, 23. Firby Hall is the seat of the Clough-Taylor family.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England and Wales, 1894-5


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient County Yorkshire
Civil parish Westow
Poor Law union Malton
Riding East
Wapentake Buckrose

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Directories & Gazetteers

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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