York, St Olave's Church, Marygate c.1885

York, St Olave's Church, Marygate c.1885

Neg. 18480

Memories of York

On My Way Into Town Or To Visit My Friend Steve Flanagan

Having lived in the U.S now for 35 years this photo makes me very homesick as I haven't seen the old place since 1972!  I remember walking down Lord Mayor's Walk and turning the corner ...Read full memory

A memory of York by David Knapton

The Paardeburg Memorial.

This is the Paardeburg Memorial (the Green Howards). Due to the amalgamation of the East and West Yorkshire Regt. our name is now what the regiment has always called itself. The Green Howards Regt Association carry out the ...Read full memory

A memory of York by Claire Allen

Shops

My family lived on the road approaching Monk Bar (behind photographer) from about 1950, through the 1980s and my Dad is still there, so this was our route into the City.  The shop facing on the Right was for many years Bulmers ...Read full memory

A memory of York by Julia Cormack

All Saints Church Pavement 1897

my grandparents and great grandparents married in this church and lived in the Stonebow and Pavement area.My great-grandfather and his father sold humbugs in the Shambles market:

A memory of York

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History

During the siege of York it is thought that guns were placed on the roof here, but there is some controversy about this. In about 1720 St Olave's was almost entirely rebuilt with stone from St Mary's Abbey. Adjacent to the church there was once a chapel called St-Mary-at-the-Gate, of which a small portion of the stonework still survives.

This is an excerpt from York Photographic Memories, by Maureen Anderson