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]
This page is copyright. Do not copy any part of this page or website other than for personal
use or as given in the conditions of use.
Web-page generated by "DB2html" data-base extraction software ©CRH 2006
If you find an error (small or large) in the text or a bad link, please drop me a line via
my error reporting form.
[Last updated at 14.11 on Sunday, 23 October 2011, by Colin Hinson. ©2011]