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Roxby (Hinderwell), North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Roxby, a township and a chapelry in Hinderwell parish, N.R. Yorkshire, 2 miles from Staithes station on the N.E.R., and 10 WNW of Whitby. Post town and money order and telegraph office, Staithes (R.S.O.) Acreage, 3251; population, 168. The living is annexed to the rectory of Hinder-well. The church, a chapel of ease to Hinderwell, was rebuilt in 1817, and consists of chancel, nave, and small tower.

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 parishHinderwell 
Poor Law unionWhitby 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Roxby (Hinderwell) from the following:

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Roxby (Hinderwell) are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

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

CountyNorth Yorkshire