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The photo comment above virtually indicates that photo was taken in 1983?
malcolm mounteer 14/10/2021
 
The main caption should be Eastgate, not Back Water St.
Peter Sheeran 28/09/2021
 
About 1958 - 61 Jack Longdon (Tenor Sax) is on the far right
Malcolm Mounteer 26/09/2021
 
My dad was in the home guard when he lived at Carleton but unfortunating I cannot recognise him in the photo name Stuart Threadgould.
Anne Dally 25/09/2021
 
The building at the bottom is on Coach Street. It may be the little sweet shop where you could buy liquorice sticks 2 for a halfpenny and possibly the last...
Peter Sheeran 24/09/2021
 
The tree on the left and the last vestiges of the footpath can still be seen at the top of the High Street.
Peter Sheeran 21/09/2021
 
The photograph was taken from the top of the steps leading to the footpath between Spindle Mill dam and Eller beck. The actual Spindle Mill was to the left of...
Peter Sheeran 21/09/2021
 
Top of the Bailey. You can make out Haw Bank quarry on the top right-hand side and Embsay Crag, top left. I believe the first Skipton Hospital Galas were...
Peter Bernard Sheeran 21/09/2021
 
As previous comment the cottage was owned by Elizabeth Tillotson and Union Square was complusory purchased to provided warehousing for Thomas Lumb. I am not...
Christine Birch 21/08/2021
 
I have a copy of this photo -My mother Kathleen Hennigan is shown 4th row from front on the end on the right.Her friend Mary Jefferies is 2nd row from front...
Christine Birch 21/08/2021
 
my uncle Eric Haigh used to be a swimming instructor there, he learned me to swim when in about 1967 when i was about 3, i think it was the dolphin club
tracey hayhurst 18/08/2021
 
does anyone know the names of the people in the picture , they might be my great grandma and grandfather
tracey hayhurst 18/08/2021
 
On the left of the image, the building next to Scales & Sons is now the Yorkshire Bank. Next door on the north side is the greatly missed Kings Arms, which...
malcolm mounteer 09/08/2021
 
This is also my Great grandfather.A wonderful person in every way.We spent our childhood in Bradley, with our loving Great Grandparents in the beautiful...
Christine Stewart. 29/07/2021
 
Judging by the street furniture and car parked outside I think this was actually the buildings that were demolished to make way for the construction of the...
Simon Garner 26/06/2021
 
The official name was Bentley's Yorkshire Breweries Ltd (Woodlesford Nr Leeds) which was found on bottles, casks, cases, signs etc. Skipton had to be...
Peter Sheeran 24/06/2021
 
Do you have any photos of Cawder Ghyll hospital?
Gillian Purnell 23/06/2021
 
I agree with Julian Hide. I was born in Skipton and lived in Stirton for the first 16 years. We also knew it as Waterford Ghyll. Roger Cartwright, in an...
Nigel Whitmore 28/05/2021
 
Wow. That's amazing. I live on that row of 6 houses but on our deeds it says it was built in 1911.
Cooper 21/05/2021
 
The white van on the left is a Bedford van based on the Vauxhall HA Viva saloon. It's registration plate PBV 654J shows up that it was registered 1st of...
Chris Airey 18/05/2021