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Kennedy Crescent, Carlin How

This William Richardson of Loftus postcard view of Kennedy Crescent, post marked 1906, bears a small cross. This indicates the bedroom of the sender to his aunt!
Image courtesy of John G. Hannah.

North Ormesby Hospital 1906

North Ormesby Hospital 1906

Do you remember North Ormesby Hospital? North Ormesby Hospital was built and opened in 1861 and over the years expanded into a hotch-potch of buildings that served the community for 120 years. North Ormesby Hospital closed in 1981 and was demolished in March 1982. This Standard Series postcard view is post marked 22nd January 1906. Ann Jackson tells us: ”I worked at North Ormesby Hospital from 1966 till 1975 . It was my training base for nursing. Miss Ferguson was the Matron. It was a very friendly hospital. We had a reunion recently at the Baltimore Hotel on Marton  Road.”
Image courtesy of John G. Hannah and many thanks to Ann Jackson for the update.

Whitby Swing Bridge

Whitby Swing Bridge

The swing bridge Whitby, before the demolition of Boots corner,
Image courtesy of a supporter of the Archive.

Wayzgoose Goathland 1906

A ”Wayzgoose” is described as: an entertainment given by a master printer to his workmen each year. The Wayzgoose was the annual outing of the Whitby Gazette printers to various villages and locations within the Whitby district. This is the staff of the Whitby Gazette at Goathland 16th June 1906, from a postcard.
Image courtesy of Olive Bennett.

Redcar High Street

The Queen’s Hotel on the High Street, now long gone, can anybody remember when?
Image courtesy of Olive Bennett.

New Harbour Whitby

George Scaife French (a Whitby Architect) produced this sketch proclaiming the new pier extensions at Whitby and it was made into a postcard by John Thomas Ross.
Image courtesy of Olive Bennett, information courtesy of ”Ruth Wilcock – Whitby Photographers”.

Staithes Folk

Staithes Folk

This reworked mounted image of Staithes folk shows several ladies in their Staithes bonnets, but no idea of date. Perhaps they are recognisable to a viewer of the site?
Image courtesy of Olive Bennett.

Kilton Valley and Loftus Viaduct

Kilton Valley and Loftus Viaduct

This postcard view of the Loftus Viaduct is one of a series of cards (all bearing the Loftus coat of arms), we have no idea of date as all are unused. Derick Pearson reminds us that the viaduct was filled in in 1913 and that the works cooler building and chimney were in-situ before 1905. We believe this dates from the period 1895 to 1905. But we await verification on this date.
Image courtesy of Olive Bennett, many thanks to Derick for the advice.

The Bank from Loftus

The Bank from Loftus

Captioned ”Kilton Bank, Loftus” this image is more familiarly known as Mill Bank or Loftus Bank. Sadly both wall, gate and onlookers now long gone. In the background the trestle way which carried the ironstone from the mine across the valley bottom can be seen, can anybody assist with a possible date?
Image courtesy of Olive Bennett.

All Saints Church Skelton

All Saints Church Skelton

A Phoenix Series postcard view of Skelton’s All Saints church built in 1884 to replace the old All Saints church which stands close to Skelton Castle. Brittain and Wright also produced a hand tinted copy of this same image at a similar period, which is also elsewhere on site.
Image courtesy of Olive Bennett.