The brochure that guided visitors around the exhibition in Selby Abbey is available as a PDF file. Please click to download the Selby Treasures Brochure.
Additionally, a complete list of items seen by the Exhibition Curators is available as a PDF file. Please click to download the Complete Selby Treasures List.
North Yorkshire County Record Office (NYCRO) were able to provide us with a wonderful selection of documents relating to objects in the exhibition. Highlights included plans and documents relating to Cochrane’s shipyard, the marriage certificate for the three sisters, images of the Abbey and plans for Selby train station. If you would like to view any of these documents, please contact North Yorkshire County Records Office.
With special thanks:
To Michala Pearson, Selby Treasures Curator, Simon Grennan, Selby Treasures Artist and Hazel Colquhoun, Selby 950 Co-ordinatoring.
Many thanks for the loan of objects and stories: Lucy Beeton, Jenny Crossland, John Cattanach, Simon Wilson, Ken Woods, Carole Grattan, Catherine Keable, Chris Pearson, Martin Holden, Margaret Powell, Vicki Foster, Paul Midwood, Steve Golton, Charles Middlebrook, Emma Lupton, Charles Shaw, Ella Webster, pupils of Staynor Hall Primary School, John Hurn, Margaret Golton, Angie Robinson, Terry Green, Stephen Burke and Jeremy Chadwick.
This project has been made possible thanks to money raised by National Lottery players, as the National Lottery Heritage Fund awarded funding to Selby District Council to deliver a programme of arts and heritage events, celebrating 950 years since the founding of Selby Abbey.