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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 & 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 parishWestow 
Poor Law unionMalton 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Firby from the following:

Land and Property

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

Newspapers and Periodicals

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