Selby, North Yorkshire

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Selby is a town in North Yorkshire

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Location and coordinates are for the approximate centre of Selby within this administrative area. Geographic features and populated places may cross administrative borders.

Selby in historic gazetteers

Gazetteer of the British Isles (Edinburgh: Bartholomew, 1887). John Bartholomew

Selby, market town and par., E. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, on river Ouse, 14 miles S. of York by rail, 3643 ac., pop. 6046; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks, 1 newspaper. Market-day, Monday. Selby has considerable trade, being connected by railway with York and Doncaster, Leeds and Hull, and by canal with the Aire and Calder navigation, and the Ouse being navigable for vessels of 200 tons. It has slips for building river craft; foundries, ropeworks, malt-kilns, tanyards; and mfrs. of flax, shoe-thread, oil, mustard, &c. The parish church formed part of a Benedictine abbey founded by William the Conqueror in 1069.

Selby in the Domesday Book

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