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Books for sale

Posted on 7 October 2018 07:52 AM by David Moss

Selby Civic Society member and local historian David Lewis's selection of books and pamphlets available for sale.

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Public Meeting - Talk about Selby Cemetery

Posted on 16 September 2018 07:29 PM by David Moss


An illustrated talk by David Lewis, Local Historian and Selby Civic Society member

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"River Ouse Bargeman" book by David Lewis

Posted on 30 March 2017 01:18 PM by David Moss

Selby Civic Society member David Lewis's latest book is "River Ouse Bargeman"

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Selby Civic Society member's talk in Goole

Posted on 2 August 2016 09:38 AM by David Moss

Discovered in the junk pile of a charity bookshop by Selby Civic Society member and local historian David Lewis, the story behind the book "Durability, efficiency, economy" is told by a temporary display to be held at Goole Museum on 13th August 2016.

It's a new edition of a hand-written Edwardian cookbook containing long-lost local delicacies such as Moggy, Potato Cheesecake and Cheap Cabinet Pudding

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Member launches "Cookbook"

Posted on 28 February 2016 08:36 PM by David Moss

After over 100 years Mary Blakey’s recipes have been rediscovered and incorporated into a fascinating book by local historian David Lewis.

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