York, Minster From City Walls c.1940

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Caption for York, Minster From City Walls C1940: It is nearly 20 years later, and the area to the right is now completely built up. On the left, where the road sweeps round the corner, is the toll house for Lendal Bridge, built in 1863; it is now used as a teashop. The tram lines are plainly visible. Cars were still an unaffordable item to many, as we can see here from the almost empty roads.

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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