York, Cavalry Barracks, 3rd Hussars Sword Practice 1886

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Caption for York, The Cavalry Barracks 1886: Watched over by their officers, the Royal Dragoons practice combat exercises using their swords. The regimental museum in Tower Street has displays of medals, uniforms and weapons, and models showing the battles that both this and other Yorkshire regiments fought in many parts of the world, including Egypt, Europe and the North-West Frontier.

An extract from York Photographic Memories.

Memories of York


My first real job, not counting student employment, was working in Godfrey's Book Shop, Stonegate, York. The shop was at that time the largest antiquarian bookstore in the North of England - unfortunately it no longer exists. It was owned by Mr. Duffield and managed by Mr. Jan Janieurek. Originally from Poland, Jan was an (...Read full memory)

Hello all you Yorkshire people, wherever you may now be... Here is a poem I wrote about good old York. Enjoy. Shopping in the Shambles on a snowy Christmas Eve Playing hide and seek in Acomb Wood Watching Andy Pandy by the fire in our front room Pear drops.. Rowntree's pastilles.. Yorkshire pud... Lupins and Sweet Williams, red (...Read full memory)

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