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Moorsholm Cricket Club Winners in 1914

Pictured having won the Cleveland Minor Cricket League in 1914, Moorsholm Cricket Club. Back row: Jordan Jackson, Richard Stevenson, Harry Johnson, William Wren, Tom Shaw, Will Hodgson, Tom Clark, Harry Armstrong, Robert Holliday, George Dove. Middle row: Jimmy Brown, Page Ward, Albion Smith, Arthur Barker, William Catron, Jack Popplewell, Jack Hodgson. Front row: Mr. Greenwood, ??.

This image (from a postcard) came to the Archive without names, following enquiries and directing to Keith Harding there was success!! We will probably featuring further images of Moorsholm Cricket Club following a kind invitation. Can anybody assist with the missing name?

Image courtesy of Geoff Kitching and thanks to Keith Harding (Moorsholm Cricket Club) for the names.

Dormanstown Caravan

The title of this images gives a hint of the link to another image on the Archive of the ‘First House in Dormanstown’, Geoff Kitching brought this image to the Archive with information regarding possible use for the caravan; the reverse bearing the annotation: “Caravan dwelling at 1st house to be built”; whilst Bill Kitching advised: “Workers would come in to work and possibly hire a caravan as accommodation as there would be limited places to stay and it would probably be cheaper”. As the Kitching family had information about a relative; Arch Aubrey who worked as a plasterer for the company erecting the Dorlonco houses, he was visited by his parents and unidentified children, they are believed to be the people in the picture. Alfred Aubrey and his wife Annie, had four daughters (Grace, Ruth, Gwendoline and Winifred) which the Archive can only suppose they may be those in the photograph. The picture must have been taken early in 1918 as there do not appear to be many other houses visible.

Image and information courtesy of Geoff Kitching, additional information via Ancestry and Find My Past websites.

Lumpsey Surface Workers

There is some doubt about this image, whether it is of Lumpsey mine surface workers or is it Skinningrove works? The archive would again welcome comments as to who might be in the photograph and where the photograph was taken.

Image courtesy of Geoff Kitching.

Huntcliffe Surface Workers

This image (from a postcard produced by J. E. Huntrodd of Brotton) is of surface workers from Huntcliffe mine, the clue is in their clothing and particularly their trousers. When supplied (by Geoff Kitching) he commented about atleast two people in the image can also be found in the image ‘Lumpsey 2’. The gentleman on the back row (now known to be Mr Ralph Clough, Mine Engineer) he was at Huntcliffe and  moved to Lumpsey; also the miner in the front row (with a terrier dog) also features in the same Lumpsey image. There may be other matches but leave it to eagle-eyed viewers to assist. Any assistance with names would be welcomed. 

Image courtesy of Geoff Kitching, with researches courtesy of Tom Kitching .

North Loftus Mine and Miners

When first sent to the Archive, this image was believed to be of miners in the late 19th century or early 20th century at Loftus mine, this was based on the building in the background. Researches have revealed that the structure is possibly part of the original North Loftus mine; this was inside Skinningrove Works. The building is visible in many images of the works and the roof windows bear an uncanny resemblance to those in this image, hence the title. However, the Archive would welcome comments or information to assist or verify which mine this is!

Image courtesy of Geoff Kitching.

Herbert Hassack and Ruby Penrose?

The Archive would welcome assistance in identifying the gentleman in this image. Christina Hobson has told the Archive: “I have this old family photograph, but I am not sure who these people are. My guess is that the man is my great uncle Herbert Hassack, born in Marske in 1888. And possibly the woman is his fiancée Ruby (Robina) Penrose, born in Brotton about 1886. Herbert was killed in World War I so they never married. Perhaps someone in Ruby’s family might recognise her in this photograph? I would be grateful for any help with this”. The Archive can trace Herbert Hassack, whose parents George and Harriet were living in Dale Street, New Marske in 1911; Herbert was a Driver with 76th Battery, 10th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery and died 11th June 1915 in fighting on River Karun, Persia (modern day Iran).

Can anybody assist in this identification?

Image and information courtesy of Christina Hobson; additional information via Ancestry and Find My Past. 

Fancy Dress at Carlin How Club Hall 1950?

 

This is believed to be a Fancy Dress party being held in Carlin How Club Hall in possibly 1950, although further details and possible date would be welcomed. Ann Robinson tells us: ” The only names I can place are: top row – 5th from left June Rowe, next to her Ann Seymour, then Isla Robinson. I’d love to see if anyone else can recognise anyone”. Can anybody assist?

Image and details to date courtesy of Ann Robinson.

Carlin How Carnival Pram 1953

A further picture from the 1953 Coronation Carnival celebrations; Moira Smith and Coronation Queen Ann Robinson are shown with the winning ‘Best Dressed Pram’, again on the football field beyond The Bullet on Kilton Lane. Ann and the Archive would welcome any memories of this event and possibly add more details of attendance.

Image and details courtesy of Ann Robinson.

Carlin How Carnival Queen 1953

In 1953, Carlin How held a Carnival  to celebrate following the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II; pictured we have Coronation Queen Ann Seymour (on the right with the sash) and her attendant and friend Moira Smith . The event was held on the football field near The Bullet on Kilton Lane. Ann tells the Archive: “I went to school with Moira’s brother, Derek Smith.  I would love to hear from anyone who remembers Moira and Derek, or if anyone remembers this carnival”.

Image and details courtesy of Ann Robinson.

Top Factory Girls 1953

Enjoying the sunshine are, as Ann Robinson tells us: “some of the girls who worked at the ‘Top Factory’!” Ann can identify some:

Back row (left to right: Ann Seymour, Shirley Rowe, ??, ??, Anita Williamson.

Front row: ??, ??, ??, ??, Joan Pearson.

Thomas Sayers tells the Archive: “The fourth girl on the front row appears to be my sister, Ivy Sayers later Thompson”.

If anyone can assist with additional names both the Archive and Ann would welcome any updates.

Image and names to date courtesy of Ann Robinson, also thanks to Thomas Sayers for the update.