Beneath the surface of York's colourful past we delve into the detail of Vikings, Romans and Victorians...

OLD YORK PHOTOS: 11 of Strensall, 1966 to 1991

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Join us for another trip down memory lane...

Archive pictures stir readers' memories

York Press:

3:16pm Monday 2nd March 2015

Several readers have been in touch about a photograph we featured a couple of weeks ago which showed a double decker bus looming through thick fog in York.

'Aerial Wars Of The Roses' - the 1913 race that wowed crowds in York

York Press:

3:40pm Monday 2nd March 2015

IT WAS all very Magnificent Men In Their Flying Machines.

History in pictures: Carriageworks and theatre productions

York Press:

3:36pm Monday 23rd February 2015

A FEW more photos from our archives to begin Yesterday Once More with this week.

Memories of Carr Lane Junior School in the 1950s

York Press:

3:06pm Monday 23rd February 2015

Reader Robin Audaer (it is pronounced O'Dair) brought in some photographs from his final year at Carr Lane Junior School almost 60 years ago.

11 random old photos of York and North Yorkshire Police: 1960-1992

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Ello Ello Ello! Join us for another trip down memory lane....

6 old pictures of Shrove Tuesday celebrations

York Press:

8:20am Tuesday 17th February 2015

To celebrate Shrove Tuesday, we delve in our archives to bring you a selection of pancake-related nostalgia...

OLD YORK PHOTOS: 10 of Copmanthorpe since the 1960s

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This week's trip down memory lane takes us to Copmanthorpe...

Memories of York city centre

York Press:

2:38pm Monday 16th February 2015

A MIXED bag of old photos of York today, dredged up from a particularly dusty corner of The Press archives.

15 fantastic old black & white photos of Haxby

York Press:

12:10am Thursday 5th February 2015

Our latest stroll down memory lane takes us to Haxby....

13 fantastic old Fulford photos: 1956-1996

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Join us for a walk down memory lane in Fulford...

IN PICTURES: The history of York's Pavement

York Press:

3:39pm Monday 2nd February 2015

Tucked away in The Press archives is a folder of old photographs of Pavement. Some of them are so worn and faded as to be scarcely usable: others, however, provide a fascinating glimpse back through time into the history of this street.

OLD YORK PHOTOS: 13 from Poppleton

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Join us for another trip down memory lane in York....

9 wonderful old pictures of Petergate

York Press:

2:28pm Monday 26th January 2015

WELCOME to Petergate at the turn of the last century - about 1890 to 1910.

9 brrrr-illiant old pictures of York in bitter winters

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It may be cold in York this week, but it's nothing compared to the dramatic winters captured below.

OLD YORK PHOTOS: 13 from Clifton, 1966-1993

York Press:

6:00am Thursday 15th January 2015

This week, our stroll down memory lane takes us to Clifton....

Wolds Wagoners: Remembering East Yorkshire's courageous First World War heroes

York Press:

2:57pm Monday 19th January 2015

ON Boxing Day 1914, a letter appeared in the Pocklington Weekly News. It was signed simply 'eye witness, supply column, Army Service Corps', and related a remarkable story of coolness under fire on the western front.

7 old photos of Fulford Show in the 1980s and 90s

York Press:

3:02pm Monday 12th January 2015

IT is flashback to the 1980s in Yesterday Once More this week, and some wonderful scenes from the annual Fulford Show.

Reader from New Zealand solves St Clements School shield mystery

York Press:

2:41pm Monday 12th January 2015

The mystery of the school sports shield being held by pupils of the long-since-closed St Clements School, which we carried in Yesterday Once More on December 29, has been solved.

16 old photos of Acomb from the 1950s - 1990s

York Press:

8:00am Thursday 8th January 2015

Join us for a walk down memory lane in Acomb....

A celebration of the good old British protest

York Press:

12:28pm Monday 5th January 2015

THE public-spirited protest is as British as a nice cup of tea. It may not always be convenient for those who'd prefer us to do as we're told, bur our readiness to pull on a pair of wellies and a thick jumper and stand in a muddy field waving a placard to defend things we love is one of our defining national characteristics - as well as being a vital part of the democratic process.

Readers help solve photo mysteries

York Press:

12:03pm Monday 5th January 2015

Reader Jeff Lund from The Groves got in touch about a photograph in Yesterday Once More on December 22, which showed a workman busy with a saw cutting across a road just inside the city walls in 1990.

Smarties, 1980s videos of York... and more! - See the fascinating hoard found in a long-lost time capsule in York

York Press:

10:51am Friday 2nd January 2015

A HOARD of memorabilia from the 1980s has been unearthed with the discovery of a time capsule at The Press’s former headquarters in Walmgate, York.

Memories of York's lost school

York Press:

2:31pm Monday 29th December 2014

WHETHER you loved your schooldays or loathed them, the memories always remain with you.

A look back at the construction of York's bypass

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2:34pm Monday 22nd December 2014

WE tend to take the York bypass for granted these days - when we're not cursing it for being jammed with traffic, that is.

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Way we were

March 3

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11:09am Tuesday 3rd March 2015

100 years ago: Messrs George Britton Ltd, Clifton House, Bootham, York, were this week, by special arrangements with Messrs HJ Heinz and Co, making a special display of that firm’s well-known food specialities.

March 2

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11:03am Monday 2nd March 2015

100 years ago: Whilst travelling “somewhere in the British Isles” the King noticed a small encampment of soldiers about a quarter of a mile from a well-known station at which his train had stopped.

February 28

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12:30pm Saturday 28th February 2015

100 years ago: It was now the time for the little man with a big heart to do something for his country, the War Office having reduced the height standard of recruits for certain regiments to 5ft 1 inch.

February 27

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10:20am Friday 27th February 2015

100 years ago: What was stated to be one of the most expensive films exhibited in York recently had been booked by Mr Bert Rutter, manager of the Victoria Hall, for exhibition the following week.

February 26

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9:35am Thursday 26th February 2015

100 years ago: Considerable interest had been taken in a number of tests of sirens, one of which would be fixed at the Electricity Works and used for the purpose of giving warning to the citizens in the event of an aerial raid on the city.

February 25

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10:06am Wednesday 25th February 2015

100 years ago: IN addition to the trains on the North Eastern railway system which had already been stopped others would be withdrawn from Monday, March 1.

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