SELBY, George (c.1557-1625), of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Northumb.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1558-1603, ed. P.W. Hasler, 1981
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Family and Education

b. c.1557, 1st s. of William Selby I of Newcastle by Elizabeth, da. and h. of Gerard Fenwick of Newcastle. m. Margaret, da. of Sir John Selby of Branxton, Northumb. and Twizell, co. Dur., 5s. 6da. suc. fa. 1614. Kntd. 23 July 1603.

Offices Held

Water-bailiff, Newcastle by 1588, freeman by 1589; alderman, sheriff 1594, mayor 1600, 1606, 1611, 1622; gov. Newcastle merchants’ co. 1600, 1606, 1611, 1622; sheriff, Northumb. 1607, co. Dur. 1617; j.p. Northumb. by 1620.


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