Geographical and Historical information from the year 1750.
[Transcribed by Mel Lockie © from
"DANBY, a parish in the North Riding of Yorkshire, between Cleveland and Blackmore-Forest, at the source of a r. that runs into the Esk. It bel.
many years from the Conquest, to the Brus's, and was afterwards sold to the Nevils, of whom were the Lds. Latimer. It gave
the title of Earl to Henry Ld. Danvers, in the R. of Cha. I. and in the next, to Thomas Osborn, who was, by K. Will. III.
created D. of Leeds, the ancestor of the present D."
Stephen Whatley's England's Gazetteer, 1750]
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