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Pleasant Day at the Grove

Pleasant Day at the Grove

A change from our winter scenes at Skinningrove, a more pleasant and milder day in the 1960s.

Photo courtesy Ken Loughran.

No FishToday

No FishToday

A day for staying ashore at Skinningrove, a bleak winters day with a high sea running in past the jetty.

Photo courtesy Ken Loughran.

Edwardian Humour

Edwardian Humour

A politically incorrect cartoon, lampooning the rotund lady. Which seems to amuse the cleric. A strange postcard from the Edwardian era.
Postcard courtesy Pat Bennison.

Winter

Winter

Snow covered cliffs at Skinningrove, with Boulby cliffs looming in the distance.

Photo courtesy Ken Loughran.

Bayonet Practice

Bayonet Practice

An early Great War postcard, typical of the first year of the war. Before steel helmets were introduced.

Postcard courtesy Howard Wilson.

Haul Away 2

Haul Away 2

Photo Dating from 1914, The winch Rope is being attached to the Coble. The same comments apply as our Previous Photo of this scene, identified as Staithes. Photo courtesy Alan Richardson.

Taking the Waters

Taking the Waters

From the title commentary and the well fed patrons this would seem to be a scene at an Edwardian spa. Taking the waters was popular in Victorian and Edwardian times. Scarborough and Harrogate were spa towns.

Postcard courtesy of Pat Bennison.

Haul Away

Haul Away

A coble is being hauled up the beach. But which beach was our query? David Richardson tells us: ”Its Staithes beach before the construction of the breakwaters so pre-1920′s.”

Photo courtesy Alan Richardson and many thanks to David for confirming the location.

Skinningrove 1964

Skinningrove 1964

Skinningrove Village inland, With Pigeon Lofts prominent on the Hillside. in June 1964.
Photo courtesy of Ken Loughran.

Seaward

Seaward

Skinningrove Village towards the Sea in June 1964. Photo courtesy of Ken Loughran.