Memories of Bubwith

What A Sight Fore Sore Eyes

I was a farm hand at Whitley Bridge and was for that day a tractor driver. My job was to pull a trailer down a row of rhubarb roots which had been pulled out onto the surface. Mr Huddleston employed girls on his market garden farm - they'd total at least sixty girls & the majority of them were just turned sixteen. ...Read full memory

A memory of Bubwith by Roland Mitchell

Bubwith Memory

My parents, Maurice and Jessie Carroll, ran the White Swan pub at Bubwith from about 1962 to about 1966. There used to be a stable block to the right of the picture which they had demolished and an extension to the pub (just visible in the photo) was built.

A memory of Bubwith by Paul Carroll

Living In Bubwith 1966 1970

During the late 1960s I lived in the large house on the left of the main street in this picture. The shop just before it on the left was called Whittakers. My husband bought some land at the back of the shop to extend the area behind our house where we had some stables.

A memory of Bubwith

From 1950 To 1955 At Riversleigh Staith St Bubwith

When I was five years old , Mum Dad and me moved to Bubwith in to a house by the Derwent called Riversleigh. My memories are many and varied from the five years I lived there. The house opposite used to be flooded each year and the folk who lived their just moved their belongings up to the ...Read full memory

A memory of Bubwith by Judith St John

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