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I found the Compton House Hotel one week in 1969 or 1970 when I was consulting to Terry's Chocolates and found all the York hotels full for Race Week. Bob and Wendy (Morton was it?) gave me a great welcome and I stayed there on all future visits, except on a few occasions when they were fully booked. Richard Kenyon

I have happy memories of childhood days living in Cawood and I still live here. I remember the bank and Wethralls' shop although I was very young but they are still very fresh in my mind, also the butchers' shop on the left which was Kettlewoods, then Baileys, then Summersgills. My uncle had a van like what is parked up in the (...Read full memory)