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HA06342_Ryedale_School_1958.jpg
HA06342 Ryedale School - Football Team, 19581014 viewsBack, l to r: Leslie Woodward, Terry Parker, J Hutchinson, David Thackray, Derek Sellars, Jeffrey Andrews
Front: Clarence Suggitt, Geoff Lealman, Frank Hildrick, Michael Kilvington, Geoffrey Foxton
HA02339_Oxen_Helmsley_Market_.jpg
HA02339 Devon Long Horns being used to pull a load of hay, Helmsley Market 1013 views
HA06306_Ryedale_School_-_Chris_Brown_in_the_Metalwork_Room.jpg
HA06306 Ryedale School - Metalwork1007 viewsChris Brown in the Metalwork Room
HA07780_Trailer_-_Walter2C_Molly_and_Oliver_Dowkes3B__Combine_-_John_Aconley3B__Drivers_John_T_and_Eric_Dowkes.jpg
HA07780 Combine and trailer1007 viewsTrailer - Walter, Molly and Oliver Dowkes
Combine - John Aconley
Drivers - John T and Eric Dowkes
HA05224_Frank_Flintoft_s_last_cornstack_.jpg
HA05224 Frank Flintoft's last cornstack 1006 views"The last corn stack I made and thatched; by Frank Flintoft on his Farm, Sour Leys, 1955"
HA05002_Helmsley_Town_Councillors.jpg
HA05002 Helmsley RDC Members and Officers - 1920’s1004 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
HA02044_Burnt_thatched_roof_Bondgate_.jpg
HA02044 Burnt thatched roof, Bondgate, 18951001 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.
HA05408_Fred_Handley_s_Workers.jpg
HA05408 Fred Handley's Workers1001 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
HA05365_Pam_Ferguson_with_Lady_Clarissa_Collin.jpg
HA05365 Pam Ferguson with Lady Clarissa Collin1000 viewsYoung Farmers' Show at Auction Mart, 1960. Lady C. Collins presenting a wonderful prize!
HA02022_Rectory_House_.jpg
HA02022 Rectory House 999 viewsJackson Cabinet Maker
HA01231_Railway_Track_removal.jpg
HA01231 Railway Track removal995 viewsLoading sleepers onto railway wagon - removal of Helmsley line; line closed 10 Aug 1964
HA05141_Butler_s_petrol_pumps2C_Bridge_Street_.jpg
HA05141 Butler's petrol pumps, Bridge Street 994 viewsMore information...
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