In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Barlby like this:
BARLBY, 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. It includes Barlby-Bank hamlet; and its Post Town is Selby. Acres, 1,411. Real property, £2,825. Pop., 471. Houses, 95. The property is much subdivided. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of York. Value, £65. Patron, the Vicar of Hemingbrough. The church is good. Charities, £7.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Barlby, in Selby and East Riding | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 22nd March 2017
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