Ingleton, The Village 1890

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Caption for Ingleton, The Village 1890: Ingleton is set amid the spectacular scenery of the River Greta and Clapham Beck. Francis Frith had already set up a stockist to sell his postcards; the display board is to the left of the shop window.

An extract from Yorkshire Photographic Memories.

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My mum and I were evacuated to Ingleton during WWII from Wallasey in the Wirral, after we had been bombed out. We lived at 129 New Village and when we went back to Wallasey after the end of the war, my Grandparents, Mr and Mrs Tyler moved in to 129 and lived there until the late '60's. That was great for me as it meant (...Read full memory)

For a few years in the late 1940's (I was about 7/8 years old), my parents were avid campers in the primitive way. We had an Austin 7 and ventured out from east Lancs camping at weekends. One venue became a regular weekend site - Skirwith Farm, Ingelton. It was tenanted by a family matriarch, Mrs Lambert, and was (...Read full memory)

The property on the left of the photograph marked 'Printing Office' is where I grew up and lived until my student days. My parents operated a bakers and confectionery business from the premises. In 1890, when a printing works, it was owned by the Brookes family as can be seen from the sign over the door. Their (...Read full memory)

I am the baby in this picture. It was taken in March 1953. My parents met while Youth hosteling and took me with them after I was born. This picture was a postcard sold in Ingleton. I was given one by a man in a cafe there, who my parents used to visit.

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Caption for Ingleton, The Village 1890: Ingleton is set amid the spectacular scenery of the River Greta and Clapham Beck. Francis Frith had already set up a stockist to sell his postcards; the display board is to the left of the shop window.

An extract from Yorkshire Photographic Memories.

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