Railway Bridge over River Wharfe at Ulleskelf
|Population||980 (2011 census)|
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|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
Its name comes from the Scandinavian personal name Úlfr, while skelf is an Old English term meaning "a flat area" (a cognate of shelf). It was written in the Domesday Book as Oleschel and Oleslec.
It is served by Ulleskelf railway station, operated by Northern. It has one public house (the Ulleskelf Arms) and one shop (Post Office/general store). The 2011 UK Census recorded the population of the parish as 980.
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- "History of Ulleskelf, in Selby and Yorkshire | Map and description". www.visionofbritain.org.uk. Retrieved 25 November 2020.
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