Archive items held at Selby : Abbot Staithe

Selby, an Inland Port

Selby was an inland port for approximately a century, between 1880-1980. Today, no coasters, tugs or commercial vessels sail through…

Selby Station

              Photos from Selby: The Industrial Past – Roland Chilvers and Selby: The Past…

Steam in the 1960s in Selby

          Photos from Selby: The Industrial Past – Roland Chilvers.

Selby Takes Off

    Photos from Selby: The Past in Pictures: A Pictorial History: Part 2.

Selby North Eastern Railway station, 1905

 

North Eastern Railway Men in Selby

The North Eastern Railway (NER) Company was created by Royal Assent in July 1854.           Photos…

Selby to Kingston Upon Hull Railway

  Until 1840 the railway line from Leeds terminated at Selby. Prior to the railway’s construction, the only way to…

The Selby Toll Bridge

1790: An Act was presented to Parliament to construct a bridge linking Selby and Barlby. The Act passed through Parliament…

Selby Shipbuilders

There were numerous shipbuilders in Selby, many of whom were listed in various directories such as “Whites Directory” and “Baines…

Haddlesey-Selby Canal and the ‘Lazy Cut’

In June 1774, the Aire & Calder Company secured an Act allowing them to construct a navigable canal from Haddlesey…

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