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Barlby, East Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Barlby, a village, a township, and a chapelry in Hemingbrough parish, E.R. Yorkshire, on the river Ouse, 1 mile N of the Leeds and Hull railway, and 1¾ NE of Selby. The chapelry includes Barlby-Bank hamlet, and has a post office under Selby. Acreage, 1304; population of the township, 442; of the chapelry, 458. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of York; net value, £120. Patron, the Vicar of Hemingbrough. The church is good. There is also a Wesleyan chapel.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyYorkshire 
Civil parishHemingbrough 
Poor Law unionSelby 
WapentakeOuse and Derwent 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Church Records

Findmypast, in conjunction with various Archives, Local Studies, and Family History Societies have the following parish records online for Barlby:

1780-1901 1853-19011782-1902

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Barlby from the following:

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for the East Riding of Yorkshire is available to browse.


Online maps of Barlby are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following East Riding newspapers online:

CountyNorth Yorkshire
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Postal districtYO8
Post TownSelby