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HA02714_Duncombe_Park_Cricket_Club_1934.jpg
HA02714 Duncombe Park Cricket Club 19344282 viewsBack Row: T Cooper (Umpire), Charlie Barton, R Burton, G Peirson, M Barker, G Cussons, R Peirson (Scorer)
Front Row: Len Hale, Harry Nichols, SA Sobey (Capt), Reg Sturdy, G. Smith ?Teddy?, Charlie Cooper (Chicka), Tommy Teasdale (School attendance Officer "Kid catcher", Umpire)
Click here for a selection of old DPCC Fixture Cards...
HA06292_Ryedale_School_-_George_Spencer2C_first_Headmaster.jpg
HA06292 Ryedale School4098 viewsGeorge Spencer, first Headmaster
HA02713P_Cricket_Team2C_outside_pavilion.jpg
HA02713 Cricket Team outside pavilion3786 views
HA01282_Young_men_in_RN_and_RAF_uniforms.jpg
HA01282 Young men in RN and RAF uniforms3617 viewsLeft: Desmond Ware (1920-1988)
Right: his cousin Jack Barton
HA07892_Helmsley_County_Primary2C_Class_1B_-_July_1980.jpg
HA07892 Helmsley County Primary School, Class 1B - July 19803607 viewsMrs Blakeley, Sally Capps, Angela Bradley, Victoria Garbutt, Jenifer Sturdy, Sarah Parvin, Melissa Duncombe
Michael Marsden, Stuart Richardson, Christopher Raynor, Philip Pearse, Peter Archer, Graham Scott, Peter King, David Ford
Robert Marsden, Andrew Russell, Beverley Dale, Sally Weldon, Samantha Eddon, Sarah Millburn, Angela Richardson, Heather Redhead, Debbie Blair, Nicholas Summersgill, Michael Ford
HA09499_Alex_Magson_with_lifetime_bellringing_certificate.JPG
HA09499 - Alex Magson (1931 - 2014)3289 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 Sharp3242 viewsJohn William Sharp (on the right), 1886 - 1972
Farmed at Cold Kirby and later at Dialstone Farm
HA06273_Ryedale_School_-_Woodwork2C_1955-6.jpg
HA06273 Ryedale School - Woodwork, 1955-19563231 viewsChristopher Page, ? Wilson, Stephen Fewster, Peter Snowden, Basil Rickatson, Albert Baldwin or John Colbeck, Mr S Park (Woodwork Master), Edwin Ventress, Trevor Hornby, unknown, Stephen Flinton, John Warriner, Clive Wigley
HA02341_Burnt_thatched_roof_Bondgate_.jpg
HA02341 Burnt thatched roof, Bondgate, 18953222 viewsThe image shows the badly burnt thatched roof of a cottage on Bondgate before the chimney collapsed.
The damage occurred when the roof was accidentally set on fire by a red hot poker being used to burn out a wasps’ nest in the thatch.
HA06283_Ryedale_School_-_unknown_date.jpg
HA06283 Ryedale School - Form 3A23148 viewsBack row: Robin Smith, Brian Eccles, Michael Scott, Michael Frank, Robin Aconley, Michael Bloomfield?, Edwin Caine, Richard Thompson, David Handley, Peter Thompson
Middle row: John Skilbeck, Grace Clark, Janet Wilson, Kathleen Worley, Eleanor Dale, Olga Wright, Kathleen Geraghty, Nancy Hugill, Joan Ford, Malcolm Burnett
Front row: June Hull, Nancy Garbutt*, Susan or Gillian Bean, Carol Richardson, Joyce Peirson, Susan Douthwaite, Joyce Garbutt*, Rita Watson
* twins
HA06829_Stilters_-_Summer_Term_1934_-_C_Gillam2C_J_Moss2C_C_Allrecht2C_A_Moss2C_A_Eustace_Smith2C_P_Moss2C_S_Todd.jpg
HA06829 Queen Mary's School - Summer Term 1934 2892 viewsC Gillam, J Moss, C Allrecht, A Moss, A Eustace-Smith, P Moss, S Todd
HA06131_Helmsley__Primary_School_-_Staff2C_1986.jpg
HA06131 Helmsley Primary School - Staff, 19862877 viewsMuriel Parker, Pam Richardson, Sylvia Wilson (Dinner Ladies), Gwen Clark (Kitchen Assistant and Caretaker Assistant), Monica Humpleby (Cook), Vera Holmes (Caretaker and Kitchen Assistant)
Irene Richardson, Dorothy Watson, Steve Liddle (Deputy Head), Barbara Johnson (Head), Helen Leng, Pauline Blakeley, Leslie Dowson (Secretary)
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