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Danby, North Yorkshire

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Danby, North Yorkshire

Danby is a village and civil parish in the Scarborough district of North Yorkshire, England. According to the 2001 UK census, Danby parish had a population of 1,411, a reduction on the 2001 UK census figure of 1,515. The statistician Karl Pearson spent a lot of time there. Danby is located within the North York Moors National Park and is home to The Moors National Park Centre. Danby is served by a rail network between Middlesbrough and Whitby and an Arriva bus service.
Post townWHITBY
Administrative CountyNorth Yorkshire
Traditional CountyYorkshire, North Riding
OS GridNZ7008
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Police AuthorityNorth Yorkshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorth Yorkshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorth Yorkshire
Ambulance AuthorityYorkshire
Population1,515 (2001 census)

Danby, North Yorkshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Danby.-- par., township, and vil. with ry. sta., North-Riding Yorkshire, 7½ m. NW. of Egton -- par., 11,256 ac., pop. 2407; township, 6289 ac., pop. 1304; P.O. Danby Beacon (966 ft.) is 3½ miles NE. of vil., and the ruins of Danby Castle (llth century) stand on an eminence to the S. In vicinity of sta. is the seat of Danby Lodge.

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