Archive items in 1990

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…

Riccall train-spotter to British Rail ECML Technician

Steve Bolton’s memoir tells of his adventures as a youthful train-spotter in Riccall and beyond. He later fulfilled his youthful…

Russell Jones – Riccall coal miner

Russell Jones, who now lives in Riccall, was born into a mining family who moved from Lancashire to Barnsley. After…

The Selby Complex by Dave Douglass

This article provides a general history of the Selby Coalfield. It has a particular emphasis on industrial relations at Selby…

LNER Encyclopedia – Historical Website

This website “The London and North Eastern Railway Encyclopedia” has a wealth of information. We intend to identify a selection…

The Flying Scotsman

This item is taken from the National Railway Museum’s website, www.railwaymuseum.org.uk . More information can be found on http://www.flyingscotsman.org.uk/  and…

Wikipedia Article on Selby Coalfield

This article describes the history of the coalfield and ‘post closure’.

Yorkshire Wildlife Trust Archive

Papers relating to nature reserves, including minutes, annual reports, management plans, work programmes, ecological surveys, correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks and press…

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