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Roby, Knowsley

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Roby, Knowsley

Roby is a suburban area of the Metropolitan Borough of Knowsley, in Merseyside, England. It is administratively linked with its neighbour Huyton by the Huyton-with-Roby civil parish. Like Huyton, Roby is effectively a dormitory village or suburb of the neighbouring City of Liverpool. At the 2001 Census, the population of Roby was 9,353 (4,511 males, 4,842 females). Roby is the location of Roby Sixth Form College, which is operated by Knowsley Community College.
Administrative CountyKnowsley
Traditional CountyLancashire
OS GridSJ4390
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityMerseyside
Fire and Rescue AuthorityMerseyside
Fire and Rescue AuthorityMerseyside
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code0151
Population(2001 Census)

Other names by which Roby, Knowsley has been known in the past


Roby, Knowsley in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Roby, eccl. dist. and ry. sta., Huyton par., SW. Lancashire - dist., pop. 1022; P.O., T.O.; the sta. is 4½ miles E. of Lime Street sta., Liverpool; adjacent is Roby Hall, seat. See HUYTON WITH ROBY.

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