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Caption for Easby, Abbey 1893: Here we see the remains of the Premonstratensian Abbey of St Agatha. The abbey was founded in 1155 by the Constable of Richmond Castle; the members of the Order were known as the White Canons after the colour of their habits.

An extract from Yorkshire Photographic Memories.

Memories of Easby

I lived across the field from Easby and as a child spent many Sundays down on the river bank at Easby with my parents and siblings picnicing. My aunts and cousins used to visit from Northumberland and we had fishing nets and jam jars on strings in which we collected our 'tiddlers'. We paddled in the river and in the 1950s many (...Read full memory)

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