Browse our selection of vintage and retro black and white photographs of Swainby, 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.
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I grew up here in the 70's and left the village in 1982. My Mother ran the first shop on the high street for a number of years having taken it over from my Grandfather Alfred Horsman, who was also on the Hambleton District Council if my memory serves me right. My Father, also called Alf ran the Blacksmiths arms pub for a (...Read full memory)