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Dalby with Skewsby, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Dalby-with-Skewsby, a village, a township, and a parish in the N.R. Yorkshire, on an affluent of the river Derwent, 4 miles S by E of Hovingham railway station, and 7¼ E by N of Easingwold. Post and money order office, Terrington, under York; telegraph office, Hovingham. Acreage, 1347; population, 139. The parish includes the hamlets of Skewsby and Witherholm. Dalby Hall is now used as a farmhouse. The living is a rectory in the diocese of York; net value, £187 with residence. The church is an ancient stone building in the Norman style, and was restored in 1886; only the chancel remains of the original-the body of the church is 200 years later.

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

Church Records

Findmypast, in conjunction with various Archives, Local Studies, and Family History Societies have the following parish records online for Dalby:

 BaptismsBannsMarriagesBurials
Dalby1656-18121755-18121656-18891657-1812
Dalby with Skewsby1813-1914 1838-19291813-1988

Civil Registration

For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.


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: