A print of Selby, with the Mill-gate windmill available on the right hand side.
The Soke windmill (1884).
There was a decree mandating that all inhabitants of Selby must grind the corn, grain and malt to be used in their homes at the Mill-gate mills. This decree was challenged several times until it was finally suspended in 1820.
Photos and information from Selby: The Industrial Past – Roland Chilvers.
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- Selby : Abbot Staithe
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- Photos and information from Selby: The Industrial Past - Roland Chilvers.
- Two photographs