Danby Wiske, North Riding of Yorkshire
Danby-Wiske, a village, a township, and a parish in N.R. Yorkshire. The township lies 3½ miles NNW of Northallerton, has a station on the N.E.E., and a post office under Northallerton; money order and telegraph office, Northallerton; and includes the hamlet of Streetlam. Acreage, 3368; population of the civil parish, 302; of the ecclesiastical, 453. The parish contains also the chapelry of Yafforth. Danby Hill is the seat of the Venerable Archdeacon Cust. The living is a rectory, united with Yafforth, in the diocese of Ripon; value, about £400 with residence. The church is good, and there is a Wesleyan chapel.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Poor Law union||Northallerton|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
Findmypast, in conjunction with various Archives, Local Studies, and Family History Societies have the following parish records online for Danby Wiske:
For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Danby Wiske from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Danby-Wiske)
Land and Property
The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for the North Riding of Yorkshire is available to browse.
Online maps of Danby Wiske are available from a number of sites:
- Bing (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- Google Streetview.
- National Library of Scotland. (Old maps)
- old-maps.co.uk (Old Ordnance Survey maps to buy).
- Streetmap.co.uk (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)
Newspapers and Periodicals
The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following North Riding newspapers online: