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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.

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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
 
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...
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...
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...
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