Naburn, Yorkshire

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Browse our selection of vintage and retro black and white photographs of Naburn, along with a selection of historic maps, local history books, and fascinating memories that our visitors have contributed. Most of our photos and maps are available to buy in a wide range of product formats, including framed prints, canvas prints and personalised photo gifts including tea towels, mugs, jigsaws, tableware, cushion covers and as customised calendars.

Old Maps of Naburn

Historic Maps of Naburn and the local area.

We called this "Ferry Lane",though the old chain ferry across the river Ouse formerly operated by Mr Atkinson was long gone even in 1955. The sailing Dinghys were left there by members of the Yorkshire Ouse Sailing Club and you can just see the end of their clubhouse; the tall building, bottom left. Commander Palmes started the club but hardly any locals were members. Us kids spent many happy hours down there fishing. One thing ...see more

I grew up in the house at the end of the street which was called Cherry Cottage.I would be about 3 or 4 when the picture was taken. My mum had the large Yew tree on the right of the house front sawn down as it made the house dark. My dad's wooden grocers shop cum Post Office (which resembled a scout hut) was tucked in the front garden of the last house on the bottom right. Wisteria cottage. So he hadn't got far to walk ...see more