Addingham, St Peter's Church c.1955

Addingham, St Peter's Church c.1955

Neg. A118010

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Caption for Addingham, the Church c1955

This scene of the parish church of St Peter at Addingham, standing in its walled churchyard on the village green and reached by a stone bridge over the beck, has not changed substantially since this photograph was taken. A former church on the site is said to have been a place of refuge for Archbishop Wulfere of York as he escaped from the marauding Danes.

Memories of Addingham

North Street

I was born at number 3 North Street in 1942. I was in my mothers arms and can remember Italian prisoners of war marching up to the camp on the Beamsley side of the River Wharfe and hiding on a shelf under the stairs whilst a German bomber had a go at the old SU factory at Low Mills (making carburetors for our spitfires). He missed, but there is still a crater on the opposite side of the river.

A memory of Addingham by Colin Lister

Evacuation

My older brothers were sent to Addingham during the war(WW2). They are trying to trace other people who came to Addingham and/or people who took in these children to their homes.

A memory of Addingham by christine.g1

Looking Back

there were 5 of us mum a dad who was drunk most of the time and my brother maurice and sister jean , we lived in a space 18 foot by 18 foot one bedroom and living room.

A memory of Addingham by Colin Lister

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