Victorian Shawl, Cheesman & Co Tailors and Outfitters Selby

          

Story:

“My great-grandmother wore this black lace cape, which was made in Selby. It’s exciting that we still have it.” 
 

History:

This family business of master tailors was established in Selby at the beginning of the twentieth century on the Crescent. It was eventually taken over by Wetherells in the 1950s.