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Filby, Norfolk

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Filby, Norfolk

Filby is a civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. It covers an area of 5.80 km and had a population of 740 in 308 households as of the 2001 census. For the purposes of local government, it falls within the district of Great Yarmouth. It derives its name from the viking File the Dane, who settled in the area around AD 800.
DistrictGreat Yarmouth
Administrative CountyNorfolk
Traditional CountyNorfolk
OS GridTG4613
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England

Other names by which Filby, Norfolk has been known in the past

Filebey ~ Philebey ~ Phileby

Filby, Norfolk in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Filby, par. and vil., N. Norfolk, 5 miles NW. of Yarmouth, 1425 ac., pop. 578; P.O.; in vicinity of vil. is Filby House.

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