As well as the collection of photographs, Dr Rowley kept detailed handwritten notes of his research into Skipton's history. There are several volumes, each filled with fascinating information about the town's buildings, institutions and people. The Notebooks are held in Skipton Library, where you are welcome to view them.

In addition, thanks to the efforts of the Library's local history volunteer team, we are starting to put scans of the Notebooks online. Here are the first samples.


NoteBook #1: