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SKEEBY, a township, in the parish of Easby, union of Richmond, wapentake of Gilling-West, N. riding of York, 2ΒΌ miles (E. N. E.) from Richmond; containing 175 inhabitants. It comprises 770 acres of land, aud is on the road from Richmond to Middleton-Tyas. A school, built in 1839, serves as a chapel of ease.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858.