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Grinkle Park

Grinkle Park

A rather nice view of the hotel as you go up the driveway.

(photo from the sale catalogue courtesy of Mrs Waton)

For Sale

For Sale

Too late to buy I’m afraid as this sale was in 1946. I wonder how much was paid for it? (Sale catalogue courtesy of Mrs Waton)

How long ago?

How long ago?

A lovely Skilbeck postcard Mrs Waton’s showing a very early Easington, the girls look very smart in their aprons.
Image courtesy of Mrs Waton

In Church

In Church

The sanctuary in Easington church .
(Postcard courtesy of Mrs Waton)

An aerial view of Easington Church

An aerial view of Easington Church

Once again Easington church, thanks go again to Mrs Waton for the loan of the postcard. From an Air photo by Jack Braithwaite (Leeds) entitles ”Parish Church Easington (Loftus)”.

Blizzard

Not the recent one but 1947, it lasted for 8 weeks, this photo shows Boulby Bank top with Tommy Jackson driving the snow plough. Now this scene I DO remember, boy was that snow piled high.

Image and information courtesy of Joan Jemson.

Interior, Easington Church

Interior, Easington Church

Thanks to Tina for this card showing the interior of Easington Church.  The card was posted in 1908.

Before The Potash

Before The Potash

Yes a lovely view looking down Boulby Bank before the Potash was built, the photo from Geoff Hore was dated 1967 but being the kind of person I am I cropped the date off to get less of the sky. (Sorry joanj)

Grinkle Tunnel 1962

Grinkle Tunnel 1962

About a mile long this tunnel (which carries the line through the ridge along which Grinkle Lane travels) I was told; and yes we used to go and play in it when the trains were running and scare ourselves silly. We are now informed that the tunnel is some 993 yards long.

Easington

Easington

We cannot dispute where this Frith postcard was taken, as once again it is Easington but no people are about this time, no estate on the right hand side. Note the bread van making his deliveries – but to whose shop? Possibly the Co-op? No Co-op in Easington at this time, if my memory serves me right I think there was a little shop there; in these more modern times there is still a post office and small general store.

Postcard courtesy of Maurice Grayson and many thanks to David Bertram for the update.