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Brick Hall Yard is now part of the Woolly Sheep Inn.
Admin | 24/05/2017 | re photo: 678
 
Hi Danny, thanks for your comment. I'm not sure where St Monica's records are kept. You could try contacting the priest at St Stephen's church, details on the parish website:...
Admin | 12/05/2017 | re photo: 430
 
I'm trying to catch up on my past. I believe I was here sometime between 1952 to 1957 along with my brother Bernard. Where would the records be kept?
Danny Riggs | 10/05/2017 | re photo: 430
 
I remember drinking in the Old George pub in my late teens, I was 20 years of age in 1968. A local entertainer called Tommy Chapman would play the piano and sing on occasion, and many's the time I...
Mr Donald Cooper | 16/04/2017 | re photo: 176
 
I went to the "Otley Street Annex" as it was then titled in 1959, upon leaving Greatwood Primary School. I was eleven years of age. We had to form an orderly line and walk to the canteen for lunch in...
Mr Donald Cooper | 16/04/2017 | re photo: 163
 
Yes the passage to Victoria Street is immediately before Liptons shop. C P Breare, Taylor's and outfitters, took over the Lipton premises in 1920
Bev P | 16/03/2017 | re photo: 88
 
The Carla Beck cafe was reputedly a wedding present, which was was given to Kenneth & Helen Hudson by Kenneth Hudson's Father, Percy Hudson,who at that time owned Carla Beck farm.This was mentioned a...
Philip E. coates | 06/03/2017 | re photo: 165
 
I used to visit the barbers at the back of this shop,I went with my dad. I was born in 1950. The barber was Norman Dexter, a friendly man, always glad to see you. A bit slow but an expert barber, the...
Trevor Tattersall | 24/02/2017 | re photo: 192
 
The houses that backed on to Upper Commercial St left looking up was called West Gate and the other side was East Gate. I had an aunt lived in Westgate, Mrs Clough.
Sam Bottomley | 23/02/2017 | re photo: 261
 
My ancestor, William Cartman, was licensee of Brick Hall Hotel in 1891. William was grandson of Dr William Cartman, headmaster of Ermysted School and curate of Skipton Parish Church, who was a close...
Elizabeth jones | 11/02/2017 | re photo: 367
 
My mum and dad got married and had their reception here. The doctors referred to above were at Clifford house surgery on keighley road along with Dr dennis
G sharples | 11/02/2017 | re photo: 522
 
I think this is the early 60's as I remember the Princess royal officially opening it - l was the first casualty as I got my head stuck in the railings looking for her. I was about 4
Mags sharples | 11/02/2017 | re photo: 410
 
It was Anita lonsborough who opened it_i was chosen as one of the children from the swimming club to present her with a bouquet. I remember it well as I had to learn to curtsey. I was about 5 years...
Mags sharples | 11/02/2017 | re photo: 298
 
James Hargreaves house was demolished in 1936. Brian Hargreaves, James's grandson took the practice to Barclay's Chambers in 1936. Later my Dad, Ken Ellwood took the practice over from Brian in the...
Peter Ellwood | 08/02/2017 | re photo: 322
 
The small building opposite is the Wheat Sheaf Inn. It stood approximately where the Heart Foundation shop is now.
Peter Sheeran | 08/02/2017 | re photo: 74
 
This is now a private house right next to the Cross Keys.
Brian Stott | 05/02/2017 | re photo: 536
 
There is a stone in the gardens on Newmarket Street with Tradesmens Place on it. I believe this was left from the buildings demolished there by the mini roundabout. I can remember Skipton from 1960...
Brian Stott | 05/02/2017 | re photo: 527
 
My Great Grandfather was station master after your great grandfather. His name was Frank Mellor and he was station master there 1910's and 1920's. he lived on Firth Street.
E Mellor | 25/01/2017 | re photo: 722
 
Does anybody remember the building of an igloo, probably in the early 1950s. I've just found a description but would love a photo if any exist. The local paper took some but I've had no luck finding...
Judi Cheseldine | 12/01/2017 | re photo: 430
 
The hotel was demolished several years before the Dyneley House Surgery was built in 1982. May be even 10 yrs??
Dr Chris Craig | 02/01/2017 | re photo: 659

 


 
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