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York Photographic Memories

York Photographic Memories

The photo 'York, Clifford's Tower 1885' appears in this book.

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Caption for York, Clifford's Tower 1885: Panoramic views of the city can be seen from the top of this tower, which was built in the 12th century to replace a previous wooden castle. The arms that can be seen on the gatehouse are of Henry Clifford, Earl of Cumberland. Above the gatehouse there is a chapel.

An extract from York Photographic Memories.

Memories of York

My dad Les Witty was born in York. After he came out of the Army we settled in York, firstly we had a house in Hanover Street, then moved to Chudleigh Road where my grandad had a house just 2 doors away from us. I spent a lot of time with Gramps, he was my best mate. I would help in the garden, and ate most of the things he had grown (...Read full memory)

Do you remember eddy and jess Creaser landlord in the 60s

my grandparents and great grandparents married in this church and lived in the Stonebow and Pavement area.My great-grandfather and his father sold humbugs in the Shambles market:

This photo reminds me of two wonderful years I spent at York Technical College in Clifford St. I always found the tower fascinating, but never learned its history until many years later. I love York, even though I live half a world away now, I always visit the city when in England.

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