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Caption for Green Hammerton, Main Street C1960: Whitewashed houses and pantiled roofs characterise this photograph of the deserted Main Street of Green Hammerton, a small village in the Vale of York and on Roman Dere Street, just off the main A59 Harrogate to York road. It was the home of Thomas 'Alleluia Tommy' Segmore, a famous Methodist preacher.

Memories of Green Hammerton

The Tucker family were evacuated to Green Hammerton from 1940 - 1942. My brother John lived with Mr & Mrs Blackburn and my sister lived with Mrs Wray at the post office. They are both alive and still keep in contact with one of the village residents whom I shall be visiting this September.

My mother and family were evacuated to Green Hammerton and lived in the Post Office!

Don't know much about my g g Grandfather, Richard Whitaker, other than he lived in Green Hammerton with his second wife Emily Armstrong. He was the village copper, with three children from a previous marriage and I think another four with a new wife; one Harry (my great grandfather) and three sisters, May, (...Read full memory)

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