- a town in NW England, in Knowsley unitary authority, Merseyside. Pop: 40 006 (2001)
- Dame Emma. born 1949, British soprano, specializing in performances of early music with period instruments
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And after a little more talking Skamkell rode home to Kirkby.The Red Romance Book
Mrs. Kirkby lifted her eyebrows with an expression of relief.
She and her husband lived in Kirkby Lonsdale, in Cumberland.Remarkable Rogues
"Nor me; I'd a heap ruther it had got me than her," said Kirkby simply.
Indeed there was but little that came before him that old Kirkby did not see.