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Caption for York, Low Petergate C1960: A carved wooden Indian holding a cigar still stands silent guard above one of the shop fronts in this street; it was once used to symbolise to the illiterate that the shop was a tobacconist. Scaffolding is in place on one of the Minster towers, as serious repairs were taking place.

An extract from York Photographic Memories.

Memories of York

FAMILY STATIONED AT STREENSALL CAMP

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)

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

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