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After Closure

Skinningrove Station and the buildings gone; only the platform and sign remain to indicate where it stood.
Image courtesy of the Pem Holliday Collection.

Road Opening 1925

Road Opening 1925

The official opening of the Whitby to Sandsend road on 7th November 1925, this image is from an original taken by Tom Watson of Lythe. He had been commissioned to record the week by week progress of this activity.
Image courtesy of the Pem Holliday Collection.

Loy House Again

Loy House Again

Loy House as it once was, no sign remains today of its presence, one of several dwellings in the area that were demolished.
Image courtesy of the Pem Holliday Collection.

Loy House?

Believed to be a view of Loy House, on Loy Lane; but we are unsure. Can anybody assist in identifying this building?
Image courtesy of Olive Bennett.

Egton Bridge and the River Esk

Egton Bridge and the River Esk

An early 20th century postcard view of Egton Bridge and the river Esk; how quiet it all seems.
Image courtesy of John G. Hannah

View of Glaisdale

View of Glaisdale

This postcard view was un-posted and we have no knowledge of the publisher; however from the handwritten inscription it is believed to be from the early 2oth century.
Image courtesy of John G. Hannah

A Slower Way To Travel

This view of the double bridge at Claphow, on the road connecting New Skelton to Lingdale; shows a time much quieter for traffic. Pity the poor modern-day horse driver if he attempted to drive in the middle of the road!
Image courtesy of Olive Bennett.

West End Troupe December 1934

‘With all Good Wishes for a Happy Xmas’ is the message on the image. The Troupe are named as; Back row: Dorothy Appleby, Kenneth Westhorp, Margery Wallace, Jack Atkinson, Joyce Legg, Frank Wright, Nancy Watson.
Middle row: Margery Westhorp, Irene Wood, Betty Atkinson, Margery Ferrer. Front (seated): Dennis Appleby.
Image and names courtesy of Helen Cook (nee Fowle).

West End Charity Concert Party 1932

Irene Cook, then aged 10 years features in this image, Helen can tell us that her mother is first girl on the left. Can anybody assist with other names?
Tall girl at back: ??, standing row: ??, Irene Fowle, ??, ??, ??, ??, ??, ??, ??, ??, ??.
Seated: ??, ??.

Image and name courtesy of Helen Cook (nee Fowle).

West End Concert Party 1931

Again we are missing names in this delightful image of the Concert party; Helen can tell us that her mother (Irene Wood) but that is all, can we have help please?
Back row: ??, ??, ??.
Middle row: ??, ??, ??, Irene Wood, ??, ??.
Front (seated): ??.
Image and name courtesy of Helen Cook (nee Fowle).