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The Hinderwell Well

This John Thomas Ross of Whitby postcard image is entitled “The Old Pump Well” although often called “St Hilda’s Well” where traditionally whilst St Hilda was travelling to Whitby stopped for a water and having prayed for water, a spring appeared. The well today is more of a monument presentation, no lever pump to possibly be prevent vandalism!
Image courtesy of Olive Bennett and Maurice Grayson.

1 comment to The Hinderwell Well

  • Anthea Ellis

    Names of people on the photo
    front right lizzie Hodgson
    front left Lizzie Hodgson (unrelated)
    on steps John Gray, Hannah Trattles, Annie Lyth, Mabel Wheatherill

    children Bob Billam (left), Joe Dawson

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