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HA01282_Young_men_in_RN_and_RAF_uniforms.jpg
HA01282 Young men in RN and RAF uniforms3575 viewsLeft: Desmond Ware (1920-1988)
Right: his cousin Jack Barton
HA02399_Straightened_Ladies_seated_on_Market_Cross_steps.jpg
HA02399 Ladies seated on Market Cross steps - about 1920's2259 viewsIncluding Hannah Otterburn, Sarah Wright?, Isabella Robson
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HA08122_Farewell_to_PC_Peter_Brant_from_SO_Chris_Griffin_and_members_of_Helmsley_Special_Constabulary.jpg
HA08122 Farewell to PC Peter Brant, training officer2130 viewsfrom SO Chris Griffin and members of Pickering-Helmsley Special Constabulary
HA00019_Red_Cross_Team.jpg
HA00019 Red Cross Team2024 viewsStanding: Mr Carpenter, John Leete, unknown, Les Bartrum
Seated: unknown, Mrs Brisk
HA09499_Alex_Magson_with_lifetime_bellringing_certificate.JPG
HA09499 - Alex Magson (1931 - 2014)1761 viewsHolding his certificate of lifelong membership of the Yorkshire Association of Change Ringers
Click here to hear his reminiscences of Helmsley during the 1939-1945 war...
or here to watch him ringing...
HA09498_John_William_Sharp_-_right.jpg
HA09498 John William Sharp1719 viewsJohn William Sharp (on the right), 1886 - 1972
Farmed at Cold Kirby and later at Dialstone Farm
HA01265_Helmsley_Harmonica_band_1939.jpg
HA01265 Helmsley Harmonica Band - 19391398 viewsFor another image, see HA09298
Joss Handley, Billy Bradley, Doug Dunning, Gordon Barker, Nim Collier, Jack Ward, Jim Wilson, Les Oldfield, Percy Ford, Charlie Beecroft
Johnny Collier, Harry Gourlay, Bernard Foster, C Judson, Ken Hornby, Edwin Bowes, Dennis Ford, Norman Ward, John Bowes, M Johnson, John Thompson?
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HA01480_Family_group2C_3_women_one_man_garden_of_stone-built_bungalow.jpg
HA01480 Mrs Eva Everson, Mr Garbutt, Hannah Storey, Mrs Gray1358 viewsIn the garden of a stone-built bungalow in Elmslac Close
HA00261_Scout_Hut_party.jpg
HA00261 Scout Hut party1258 viewsIncluding Horace Waines, Nurse Schofield, Mrs Sunley, Mrs Maggie Ward, Mrs Smith, Miss Josie Graham
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HA04233_The_Miss_Gees_and_Kiddie.jpg
HA04233 The Miss Gees and kiddy1187 viewsLilian and Violet Gee... and David Mann
HA05002_Helmsley_Town_Councillors.jpg
HA05002 Helmsley RDC Members and Officers - 1920’s1141 viewsAlso Poor Law Guardians at the time…
Back Row: W Houlston, H Winspear, unknown, Mr Bosomworth, F Sharp, G Sigsworth, W Hutchinson, G Skilbeck, R Hicks, F Barker, Mr Cooper, W Wood, Mr Sherwood
Middle Row: Mr R Stockhill, Col Duncombe, Mr Hedley, E Bowes, F Smailes
Front Row: Capt R G Burton, Mr Butler, Mr J Worthy, Mr R Pearson, Mr J Bulmer, Miss Leckonby
HA05408_Fred_Handley_s_Workers.jpg
HA05408 Fred Handley's Workers1109 viewsBuilding Wombleton council houses about 1963:
From left: Peter Scott, Bob Kent, Harry Teasdale, John Sonley, George Poulsom, Ernest Dowkes, Geoff Kent, Geoff Grice, Stan Robson, ?Jim Ford, Keith Ford, Eric Bentley
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