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Memories of Linton-on-Ouse

My ancestor, the Atkinson family lived in this house on the 1901 census, other family members controlled a lock in Leeds

My Grandma, Joan Atkinson, was born at Linton-on Ouse in 1927. Her father was the lock keeper there for a number of years and the family lived in the house in the photograph. Joan was the eldest of four children, three of whom were born at Linton-on-Ouse including Betty and Ian. The youngest child, June, was born (...Read full memory)

My grandfather Bertie Dawson was the Lock Keeper for several years.  I also lived there from around 1953 for 3 years, very happy memories !

I remember Linton Locks very well as the upper lock gate enabled me to visit the Power Station that was manned 24hrs a day, year in year out. There were three attendents, Aleck Musgrove, an unknown, and Ernest Muir. In the 1940's the power station was generating electricity for the York Electric Supply Co. To feed the (...Read full memory)

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