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Osgodby, East Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Osgodby, a village and a township in Hemingbrough parish, E.R. Yorkshire, 2 miles NE by E of Selby, and 1 mile from Cliffe Common station on the N.E.R. Post town and money order and telegraph office, Selby. Acreage of township, 1560; population, 198. The manor, with Osgodby Hall, belongs to the Briggs family.

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.

Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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

Newspapers and Periodicals

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