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BSC Foreman’s Trip 1958

Okay, were you or any one you know a BSC foreman and were you on this trip to Steel, Peech and Tozer Rotherham; 25th June 1958?  If so can you tell us the names of any of the men there and where the photograph was taken?

Back row: ??, ??, ??, Jim Shaw.

Fifth row: ??, ??, ??, ??, ??, ??.

Fourth row: ??, ??, ??, ??, ??, ??.

Third row: ??, ??, ??, ??, ??.

Second row: ??, ??, ??, Harry Moore (sample passer at Skinningrove), ??, ??, ??, ??, ??, ??.

Front row: ??, ??, Ron Cook, ??, ??, Tom Cook.

Image courtesy of Carlin How Community Centre; also thanks to Malcolm, Eric Johnson and Liz Riley for the updates (Harry Moore being uncle to and grandfather of Liz Riley).

Bassendale Group, including Mrs Hoggarth

The Bassendale group was so-called following the inclusion of this copied image from a display in Carlin How in 1983 by Derick Pearson. Derick entitled the image to identify in the collection of some 600+ images he copied for the display. Cynthia White advised: “The lady seated on the front right is my mam; Mrs Harriet Ann Templeman of North Skelton. The lady seated front left is my aunt, Mrs Olive Templeman of North Skelton; the lady seated next to Ivy is Dora Kirk”.

Back row: ??, Mrs Hoggarth, ??, ??, Mr Jack Hyde, ??.

Front row: Mrs Olive Templeman, Mrs Ivy Bassendale (Carlin How Post Office), Mrs Dora Kirk?, Mrs Harriet Ann Templeman, Mrs Hyde.

Image courtesy of Carlin How Community Centre, thanks to Joan Jemson and Cynthia White we have some names, do you know any more?

Alan Tyreman at rear of Wesley Terrace (1943)

The image shows the border fence with Skinningrove Iron and Steel Works with the terminus of the aerial rope-way, (locally known as ’the buckets’ in the background), this rope-way brought ironstone into the works from Skinningrove mine.  The bungalow roof on the right hand side is the top gatehouse or the planner’s building (1960’s terminology).  Alan is pictured with possibly Isabell Tyreman and another youngster. We are told that Alan’s father kept various livestock in this area at the rear of Wesley Terrace, ducks can be seen in the foreground of this image.

Image courtesy of Carlin How Community Centre, thanks to Derick Pearson and Robert Doe for comments and updates.

Maypole Dancing in Carlin How Square (1980s)

The title says it all really; but do you know any of the people here? the photograph was possibly taken at the end of the Square, after new road had been opened and before fencing for the pedestrian crossing had been installed?
Image courtesy of Raymond Brown.

Three Chums in the back of Lax Street, Carlin How

Bill Harrison, Les Sayers and Jack Welburn, all resident in Wood Street in the late 1950s. Derick Pearson commented: “These three lads all lived in Wood street at the time of the photograph (late 1950s); the photograph was taken outside the top house of the row at the back of Lax Street which ran up the side of the railway fence and had Front Street rear at right angles to it. There was a path called the Black ash which ran up the front of the row.”

Image courtesy of Carlin How Community Centre (also part of a cd produced by Derick Pearson), thanks to Derick Pearson for the update.

Carlin How Tennis Team (1950′s)

Proud winners of their trophy, Carlin How Tennis Team pictured on their tennis court, this image is from a collection compiled by Derick Pearson in the 1980s.

Left to right: ?? , ?? , Freda Harrison (nee Marshall), Bill (Lemon) Harrison (crane driver at the steelworks), ?? , Edgar Scott, Charlie Webster (electrical shop), George Smith.

Image courtesy of  Carlin How Community Centre, thanks to to Derick Pearson for the update.

Bells Huts Beauty

There was a caption with this image, informing the viewer that this was Helen Hutchinson and it was taken about 1905. Bells Huts were built to house ironstone miners by Losh, Wilson and Bell who in 1857 made the first attempt at ironstone mining in East Cleveland – opening two adits to the north and north-east of Skinningrove. Helen was the mother-in-law of Stan Ward (a local painter and decorator, also Stan was locally famed for having been a POW in Germany). Jan Dunning advised: “This is my great aunt; Ellen Hutchinson born in 1892 in Middlesbrough. She could well have been there in 1905 as her grandfather, Michael Hutchinson lived at Number 15.The only photograph I have of her is her wedding photograph with her husband Joe Reed.”

Image courtesy of ”Around Loftus”; compiled by Jean Wiggins, also thanks to Derick Pearson and Jan Dunning for the update information.

Brian Harrison and Gran (1957)

This young fella got a trike before I did – I was about 8 when I got my first bike!  My gran used to wear a smock as well! Where was the image taken – and which Brian Harrison is it – oh and what was the name of his gran? (I just know I’m going to regret this!)

Derick Pearson told us: ” This Brian Harrison was one of 3 brothers, John was another”. Whilst Rita Beckham told us: ”This photograph was taken outside the front of Lax Street, where the brick air-raid shelters stood. Mrs Harrison (I can’t remember her first name) had three children, youngest is Billie, Minnie the sister in the middle, Brian the eldest boy married and lived in Guisborough) and lived at no 32. We lived at 31 in a two up and two down; there were six children, mam, dad and gran. Next door down at no 30 was Lizzie and George Bilham, then at no 28 there were the Tinklers, at no 26 Ruby Campbell and family. Sure if I had time I could remember the rest of the residents of the street.” Keith Harrison added the final update: “The lady is my grandmother, Mary Harrison with my cousin Brian as stated by Derek Pearson. Mary had three children Ronald (Ronnie my dad), Bill (Brian’s dad) and Minnie. Ron married my mother Pat Cowen in 1947 and lives in Guisborough. They have 3 children Keith (me), Susan and Jane.

Image courtesy of Brian Harrison and thanks to Derick Pearson, Rita Beckham and Keith Harrison for the updates.

Nellie Porritt, Husband Reg and Family

Derick Pearson told the Archive: ”This local beauty (top left) is none other than Nellie Porritt, who owned the shop in Carlin How square (which used to be the Skinningrove Amicable Society or Co-op many years before). Nellie was photographed by many and is even on some photographs with some of the ex-actors who performed at the Tivoli Theatre. Nellie’s husband Reg who was a United bus driver for many years is pictured beside her. Nellie was 100 years old when she died, the shop having been run for many years prior to her death by her daughter Betty Pennock. Others in the photograph could include Tom Thornton (Nellie’s brother) who also had a shop in Grosvenor Terrace.”

Ronnie Coxall advises: ”I think the lady fifth from the left, back row is Winnie Gettings (nee Lacey) who lived at 14 Mount Pleasant, where I lived from 1941 to 1946.”

Janet Price says: ”My mother lived in Carlin How and her parents owned the shop in Grosvenor Terrace until they retired and her sister Jenny and Tom Thornton took over.  My grandparents were called Reeve.  On the above photo my mother is seated bottom row fifth from left and I think it is her sister seated bottom right first in line (Jenny) and my father is John Gibson is at the back 4th from left (I think).”

Many thanks to Derick Pearson for the primary information, also thanks to Ronnie Coxall and Janet Price for the updates.

I Like Pies, Me!

Left to right are Bill Harrison, Tom Miller, Bob Goldby, Harry Dack, Geoff Rispin, and Stan Ward as they with Rosettes, next to the biggest table of pies I’ve ever seen.  What was the event, where and when is the next one – I love pies, me!

Image courtesy of George Nicholson.