Naburn, Yorkshire

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Browse our selection of old black and white photographs of Naburn, along with a selection of historic maps, local history books, and fascinating memories that our visitors have contributed. All our photos and maps are available to buy in a wide range of product formats, including framed prints, canvas prints, tea towels, mugs, jigsaws, tableware, cushion covers and as one photo in a customised calendar. Most of our local history books can have a personalised inscription added for FREE to the title page.

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 (...Read full memory)

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 (...Read full memory)