York floods in 1947

21/03/47 (4.15pm) Looking towards Alwyne Drive from hospital grounds.

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York floods in 1947

21/03/47 (4.30pm) Clifton Ings

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York floods in 1947

21/03/47 (4.30pm) Clifton Ings

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York floods in 1947

21/03/47 (4.30pm) Clifton Ings. Poppleton Road just visible in background.

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York floods in 1947

22/03/47 (2.15pm) Shipton Road

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York floods in 1947

22/03/47 (2.15pm) Shipton Road

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York floods in 1947

22/03/47 (2.15pm) Car stranded in floods. Policeman striding over from lorry to help

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York floods in 1947

22/03/47 (5.45pm) Alwyne Drive

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York floods in 1947

22/03/47 (5.45pm) Pullman bus struggling to make its way through the flood water. North Cottages in the background.

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York floods in 1947

22/03/47 (5.45pm) Pullman bus travelling along Shipton Road opposite North Cottages.

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York floods in 1947

23/03/47 (8.30am) Clifton Green

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York floods in 1947

23/03/47 (9.15am) View of River Ouse from Lendal Bridge. Scarborough railway bridge in background.

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York floods in 1947

23/03/47 (9.15am) View from Lendal Bridge

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York floods in 1947

23/03/47 (9.25am) Rougier Street

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York floods in 1947

23/03/47 (10.15am) Ferry at Clifton

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York floods in 1947

View of Clifford Street, York

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York floods in 1947

Clifford Street, York

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York floods in 1947

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York floods in 1947

23/03/47 Barbican Road

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York floods in 1947

Three men in a boat off to rescue two stranded young women at Clifton Green

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York floods in 1947

Rowntree Park

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York floods in 1947

Children playing in the water outside York Carriage Works. The crowds in the background at the junction to Poppleton Road and Holgate Road may well be waiting for transport through the water

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York floods in 1947

Marygate

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York floods in 1947

Leeman Road area

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York floods in 1947

Marygate under water. A horse pulled cart just keeping above the wate

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York floods in 1947

Walker Street

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York floods in 1947

North Street

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York floods in 1947

Junction of Melrosegate and Fourth Avenue.

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York floods in 1947

Leeman Road, Marble Arch

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York floods in 1947

Hetherton Street was badly affected by the floods of 1947 which reached a record level of 17' 1" The street was built in 1891 and was located at the current site of Marygate car park. The street was finally demolished in 1973

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York floods in 1947

These soldiers are sandbagging at the purification works

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York floods in 1947

The area near the waterworks during the 1947 floods. Shipton Road is on the right with the east coast main line to the left.

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