Escrick, York

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Browse our selection of vintage and retro black and white photographs of Escrick, 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 Escrick

Historic Maps of Escrick and the local area.

Memories of Escrick
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Read and share your memories of Escrick itself or of a particular photo of Escrick.

I was born on the 13 February 1957 at No2 Station cottage Escrick. No.2 was the middle cottage of 3. My father (Kenneth Hudson) was a fireman/driver on L.N.E.R. steam locos. For along time we had no electricity in the house, Lighting was by gas light or candle. There was no running water, That had to be delivered everyday in 4 milk churns which were dropped at the station behind the cottages. These 4 milk churns of ...see more

My aunt and uncle - Mr and Mrs George Pratt - used to manage the market gardens in Escrick. We had many happy holidays there, and I remember the peaches and apricots growing up the wall, rows and rows of runner beans, greenhouses full of tomatoes and cucumbers etc. They lived in the large house (it could have been a tied or rented house with the job) with 7 of my cousins, who used to ...see more