A Grand Spell of Sunshine - The Life and Legacy of Francis FrithA Grand Spell of Sunshine - The Life and Legacy of Francis Frith

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York Photographic Memories

York Photographic Memories

The photo 'York, St Olave's Church, Marygate c1885' appears in this book.

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During the siege of York it is thought that guns were placed on the roof here, but there is some controversy about this. In about 1720 St Olave's was almost entirely rebuilt with stone from St Mary's Abbey. Adjacent to the church there was once a chapel called St-Mary-at-the-Gate, of which a small portion of the stonework still survives.

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I miss this place

Added 27 October 2017
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:

Added 30 January 2015
In the early & mid 50's as a lad I spent my weekends working in the boatyard by the bridge. As you look at the picture it was downstream of Kendal bridge on the left. Access was through the arch on this side of the bridge. A selection of rowboats & a motorboat river cruiser that did afternoon runs to Bishopthorpe Palace. A start to a life of over 40 years at sea or involved in the maritime world that included over 22 years in the maritime branch of the Army. Oh happy days.

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