Burn  North Riding


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Burn like this:

BURN, a township in Brayton parish, W. R. Yorkshire; on the Selby canal, adjacent to the river Aire, 3 miles SW of Selby. Acres, 2,372. Real property, £2,923. Pop., 320. Houses, 63.

Burn through time

Burn is now part of Selby district. Click here for graphs and data of how Selby has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Burn itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Burn, in Selby and North Riding | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 18th June 2021

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