Archive items in 1990

Underground Drawings : Karl Jarratt – artist and miner

Karl Jarratt worked underground as a miner in the Selby coalfield at the Whitemoor mine. As cameras were forbidden for…

Thesis: David Michael Riley, ‘Families and their property in early modern England: a study of four communities on the Yorkshire Ouse, 1660-1760 (1990)

Riley’s thesis focuses upon four parishes, Cawood, Riccall, Selby and Wistow during the period 1660-1760. His second chapter includes an…

Interview with Trevor Chalkley – Selby Miner

Trevor Chalkley now works as a guide at Caphouse Colliery, the home of the National Coal Mining Museum for England…

Soundscape: Roles in the Mining Industry.

This is a soundscape compiled from a number of interviews with retired miners who once worked at Selby, now working…

Soundscape – Mining in General

Click on the underlined word to hear this compilation¬†soundscape of voices from retired miners currently working at the National Coal…

Interview with David Price – Selby Miner

  David’s interview covers 40 years in the industry in the UK and abroad. To hear the interview click on…

Interview with Brian Jaques – Selby Coalfield Miner

  Listen to an audio version of Brian’s interview about his life in the coal mining industry. In 1962 his…

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 Coalfield Timeline

Some important dates associated with the Selby Coalfied: May 1972:¬†An National Coal Board Regional geologist presents his paper on the…

Bawtry Road Railway Bridge, Selby

Also called the Thelson Oils Bridge, the bridge was located on the old Selby-Goole line. The railway opened in 1907…

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