Archived local history

The Rowley Ellwood Collection is an online gallery of over 500 historic old photos of Skipton, fully indexed and searchable. This site is a tribute to Dr Geoffrey Rowley and Mr Ken Ellwood who gathered together these fascinating prints. These photos are available for viewing on CD or DVD at Skipton Reference Library.


Latest Comments

Most recently added comments. Click to see more details.

Yes it is at the end of water street. It is now a restaurant
Liz Penny | 17/11/2017 | re photo: 246
I too was in miss creamer's class and went on to Keighley Tec - Sharon Tempest
sharon | 15/10/2017 | re photo: 265
My 4 x Great Grandparent Edward and Elizabeth Baxter lived here in 1851
Michelle Porritt | 01/10/2017 | re photo: 571
Lascelles Hall said to have been built 1808 at the end of Chancery Lane for the publican of the Black Horse and named after Lascelles, Earl of Harewood, who...
Claire Nash | 09/09/2017 | re photo: 569
Fascinated to see this photo in the knowledge that in the crowd of guys in the background there might have been my Paternal Grandad and his father my Paternal...
JMD Evans | 25/08/2017 | re photo: 728
Yes, this is the WWII. The officer is my maternal grandfather, Richard Wood. I don't know much about his army career but he reached the rank of Major in the...
Liz Lemal | 23/08/2017 | re photo: 707
I went to St. Monica's from 1941 to 1948. In 1950 I joined the FCJ's for a time and was sent to Canada, where I now live, but I left the FCJ'S back in the...
Pat Wraw | 03/07/2017 | re photo: 430
Does anyone know if any of these men are James Herbert he was a engine driver at skipton around the time the photo was taken.
Elsa | 01/07/2017 | re photo: 676