Carlton, Selby

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Carlton is located in North Yorkshire
Carlton shown within North Yorkshire
Population 1,934 (2011 Census)
OS grid reference SE645241
• London 155 mi (249 km) SSE
Civil parish
  • Carlton
Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town GOOLE
Postcode district DN14
Police North Yorkshire
Fire North Yorkshire
Ambulance Yorkshire
EU Parliament Yorkshire and the Humber
UK Parliament
List of places
53°42′36″N 1°01′21″W / 53.710000°N 1.022500°W / 53.710000; -1.022500Coordinates: 53°42′36″N 1°01′21″W / 53.710000°N 1.022500°W / 53.710000; -1.022500

Carlton is a village and civil parish in the Selby district of North Yorkshire, England. The village is situated approximately 5 miles (8 km) south-east of the town of Selby on the A1041 road.

According to the 2001 UK census, Carlton parish had a population of 1,829,[1] increasing to 1,934 at the 2011 Census.[2]

Holy Family Catholic High School is a secondary school located in the village.[3]

The unusually named Odddfellows Arms public house is in the village. During the 1980s, a mistake by a signwriter resulted in the incorrect spelling of the name Oddfellows.[4] In 1994, the brewery tried to correct this, only to face a backlash by the locals. The pub has since closed, been listed for housing and then refurbished and re-opened with the unusual name still above the door.[5]


  1. ^ "2001 Census: Key Statistics: Parish Headcounts: Area: Carlton CP (Parish)". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 26 June 2008. 
  2. ^ "Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 14 August 2015. 
  3. ^ "Holy Family - Home". Retrieved 30 June 2015. 
  4. ^ Stead, Mark (11 March 2014). "The Odddfellows Arms at Carlton near Selby". Telegraph and Argus. Retrieved 31 January 2016. 
  5. ^ "This very oddd pub story just got even odder". York Press. 29 January 2016. Retrieved 31 January 2016. 

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