Selby is a town and civil parish in North Yorkshire, England. Situated south of the city of York, along the course of the River Ouse, Selby is the largest and, with a population in 2001 of 13,012, most populous settlement of the wider Selby local government district. The town population had increased at the 2011 census to 14,731.
Historically a part of the West Riding of Yorkshire, much of the wealth of the town was facilitated via Selby's position upon the banks of the River Ouse. In the past, Selby had a large shipbuilding industry and was an important port, for the most part due to the Selby Canal which brought trade from the city of Leeds. Selby is home to Selby Town F.C. who play in the Northern Counties East Football League.
Selby (UK Parliament constituency)
Selby was a parliamentary constituency in North Yorkshire, represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. It elected one Member of Parliament (MP) by the first past the post system of election.
The constituency existed from 1983 to 2010.
Selby is a town in Yorkshire, England.
Selby may also refer to:
Selby is a fictional character, a mutant in the Marvel Comics Universe. His first appearance was in Excalibur vol. 1 #104.
Selby, SD -- U.S. city in South Dakota
Housing Units (2000): 335
Land area (2000): 0.833847 sq. miles (2.159655 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 0.833847 sq. miles (2.159655 sq. km)
FIPS code: 58140
Located within: South Dakota (SD), FIPS 46
Location: 45.505692 N, 100.031369 W
ZIP Codes (1990): 57472
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
Usage examples of "selby".
She settled on Aquilla Selby, the famed criminal attorney of the previous century.
Even Selby seemed to be realizing to his discomfort that the academic freedom taken for granted in 1939 didn't extend to quite the extremes that his first conversations with Jeff had led him to imagine.
Selby thought that an inspection here was nothing but a carnival of perverts, attracting men who were more interested in the size of a wench's breasts or the penis on a big buck than they were in their working ability in the fields or a house.
Selby never quite seemed to be on the same wavelength as everyone else.
But, ostensibly, the Selbys served a nonalcoholic punch at their parties, a pink and often overly sweet beverage called strawberry shrub made from a recipe Rachel Selby had inherited from her august forebears.
Randolph also had a faraway look, but this was directed to the turf accountant's in the market-town of Selby.
As Selby bumped along in the wagon now, he scratched nervously at his red Vandyke beard and realized that he had not heard as much as a word from Ta-Ta.