Clapham is a village in the Yorkshire Dales National Park, North Yorkshire, England. Clapham was formerly in the West Riding of Yorkshire. Clapham was first documented in 1160 erwähnt.Seit the 18th century lived the family Farrer in Clapham for their Ingelborough Estate much of the land belonging to the village. Clapham is the place Newby the civil parish Clapham cum Newby. 1947 two skeletons were found in caves near the resort, the skeleton became known as Trow Ghyll and since their identity remained unknown, spawned much speculation about dead German spies.