York, Ouse Bridge c.1885

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Caption for York, Ouse Bridge 1885: Built in the 12th century, the original bridge was of wood and was probably sited nearer the Guildhall. Shops and houses, perhaps as many as fifty, were built on it. In 1565 the bridge collapsed. The new structure was rebuilt in stone later in the 16th century. The present bridge was built in the early 19th century.

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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