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Borrowby (Ugthorp), North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Borrowby, a township in Ugthorp parish, in the N.R. Yorkshire, 10 miles NW by W of Whitby. Post town, Staithes (2½ miles), which is the nearest railway station. Acreage, 682; population, 77. The Marquis of Normanby is lord of the manor.

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


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

Ancient CountyYorkshire 
Civil parishLythe 
Poor Law unionThirsk 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Borrowby (Ugthorp) from the following:

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for the North Riding of Yorkshire is available to browse.

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following North Riding newspapers online: