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The Archive believe that it was about 1952 when this photograph was taken.
Back row (left to right): Joe England, Brian Yeoman,Brian Jemson, Raymond Hicks, Richard Matthews, Laurence Smith, Billy Hughes.
Third row: Ann Seymour, Betty Pinkney, Eunice McLean, ??, Joy Auckland, Jean Mellor, Sheila Partlett, IslaRobinson, Lillian Wood.
Second  row: Ivy Metcalf, Pamela Smith, Mary Bray, Carol Shaw, Joan Pearson, ??, Margaret Bowers, Betty Winspear, Audrey Cornforth, Pauline Campbell.
Front row: Derick Smith, ??, Norman Trattles, Peter Libby, Billy Pearson, and Eric Rowe.
Apologies for any names incorrectly spelt and do you know any of the missing names?

Philip Ransome advised: “My mother, Joan Ransome (nee Pearson) is next to Carol Shaw”. Whilst Ann Robinson told the Archive: “I think the girl next to me (Ann Seymour) was Betty Pinkney not Ann. I worked at the ‘Top Factory’ with Philip Ransome’s mum (Joan Pearson ) and have a group photograph with her on it. Will post it on here when I find it”.
Image courtesy of Eric Husband and Eric Rowe, also thanks to Phil Ransome and Ann Robinson for the updates.

 

Brigantes

Brigantes

Here we are back in 1951 when over 400 children from Loftus, Carlin How and Skinningrove took part in the Festival of Britain pageant in Hird’s field Loftus. The pageant showed a large audience how their ancestors lived worked and clothed from the early days to the present day even a glimpse into the future, or what they thought would be the future.
Three of the children there are:- Ian Smith, Micket Dorgan and Cody ?. Can you see yourself there or do you know any of the children?

Roseberry Under Snow

Roseberry Under Snow

A lovely photo of Roseberry Topping with a covering of snow.
(photo courtesy of Eric Johnson)

Carlin How Gala

Carlin How Gala

A fancy dress parade to celebrate Carlin How Club Golden Jubilee in 1962, viewing the bottom of the Club steps.

Alan Pearson can identify the gentleman in the flat cap at the back as Claude Tremain. Whilst Derick Pearson can identify Mrs Annie Cook (centre in white), to her left is her grandson Gordon Cook; and Mary Cox (Nellist) sitting to her left. We can also identify the lady in the rear of the image (in head scarf) as Olive Cocks.

Can anybody assist with other names?

Image courtesy of Eric Johnson, update thanks to Alan Pearson, Derick Pearson, Inga Cook, Graham Chapman and our keen viewer for updates.

Ready For The Off.

Ready For The Off.

Another one of Eric Johnson’s photographs of Carlin how gala, some of the names are from left to right Brian Cook, Brian Lightfoot, Barry Lancaster, Alan Dale, Colin Cook, John Welford, Jacky Noble, Billy May, Ronnie Cook. Do you know the missing names?

Norman Patton advises us:”The tall spectator at the right rear is Walla Watson. I guess this picture is about 1960!”

Thanks Norman for then update.

Staithes School 1912

Staithes School 1912

Neil Suckling loaned us this photo of the pupils of Staithes School and tells us Margaret Ward Verrill is one of the students do you know any of the others?

Living At Swindale Farm

Living At Swindale Farm

Another of Neil Sucklings photo’s showing Fred Suckling and his famiy who lived at Swindale farm Moorsholm. Anne Davies tells us: ”My father Harold  Pallister & mother Freda  farmed at Swindale farm Moorsholm from 1955 till 1964  he was a tenant farmer farm owned by Ringrose  Wharton (now Skelton Gilling Estates) at that time my sister Linda and I  went to Moorsholm school we had a 2mile walk to and from school in 1963 we were cut off from the village for 3weeks because of heavy snow drifted over the hedges.”

Image courtesy of Neil Suckiling and many thanks to Anne for that update.

Griffin

Griffin

December 9th 1874 when the Griffin came ashore in a storm at Redcar after damaging the pier at Coatham. It was one of two ships  driven onto the beach that day and finally wrecked on the Coatham Sands, the other vessel was Corrymbus.

Now I never new there had been a pier at Coatham did you?

Brickworks

Brickworks

But which brickworks, was it Loftus?  Following a comment from Tony Lynn this is now believed to be a pre-cast concrete works, but where? We are also told by Eric Johnson of a Thomas Eaton who in 1891 was a manufacturer of tiles and bricks in Loftus, but obviously on a smaller scale than shown in this image. The search continues.  

(photo courtesy of Neil Suckling, thanks to Tony Lynn  and Eric Jonson for the update.)

Family Photograph

Family Photograph

The Suckling family to be correct, Mary Murray, (nee Suckling) Alfred Suckling and Hannah Stubbings (nee Suckling) A lovely photograph loaned to us by Neil Suckling