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An undated picture of the Forsselius Garage in Blossom Street. It opened in 1908, selling cars, and then in 1921 became York's first petrol station. The firm put the garage up for sale in 1982 and a Premier Inn now occupies the site.

1.35pm Friday 2nd March 2012

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8.12pm Friday 24th February 2012

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The Red Lion Inn at Haxby (picture undated).

8.08pm Friday 24th February 2012

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Houses are demolished in Pilgrim Street in The Groves, York, in 1956.

8.06pm Friday 24th February 2012

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Children watch an organ grinder and his monkey in Bootham Terrace, York.

4.31pm Thursday 23rd February 2012

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York City fans clear snow from the Bootham Crescent pitch, before the famous FA Cup victory over Arsenal in 1985.

1.59pm Saturday 11th February 2012

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St George's Church in Fulford Road (the Garrison Church). It was built in 1795 and demolished in 2001. This picture was taken in 1979.

1.57pm Saturday 11th February 2012

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Silver Jubilee celebrations in Wellington Street, York, in 1977.

6.18pm Sunday 29th January 2012

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The Blue Bell in Walmgate, York, pictured in 1906. In the early 1900s, there were more than 30 pubs between Walmgate Bar and the top of Fossgate. This one closed in the 1950s, and today just a few remain.

5.57pm Thursday 26th January 2012

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The North Eastern Railways headquarters building in Station Rise, York, pictured during construction in 1904.

5.54pm Thursday 26th January 2012

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This picture was taken from the top of St Denys's Church, off Walmgate, in 1974.

5.52pm Thursday 26th January 2012

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The Church of St Mary's, Bishop Hill Senior, pictured in 1949. The church was opposite the Golden ball pub. It was demolished in 1963 and the churchyard is now a community garden.

12.42pm Tuesday 17th January 2012

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This image shows a woman walking down North Street in the 1940s. The premises shown were demolished in the 1960s to make way for the Viking Hotel, now the Park Inn Hotel. Blundy Clark and Co. were coal, gravel and cement merchants.

7.35pm Monday 9th January 2012

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Botterills Horse and Carriage depository, on Rougier Street / Tanner's Moat is demolished in 1962. Some of the arches are still visible next to The Maltings pub.

7.34pm Monday 9th January 2012

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The old Coach and Horses Inn on the corner of Swinegate and Back Swinegate in York.

7.34pm Friday 16th December 2011

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Patrick Pool in York in 1957, before the building on the right (now Pivni bar) was restored.

2.19pm Wednesday 30th November 2011

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1.02pm Wednesday 30th November 2011

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1955 - Cyclists and motorists compete for space in Museum Street.

3.21pm Thursday 24th November 2011

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Davygate around 1903. On the left is a building erected in 1881 by CJ Melrose for his wine and spirt business. On the right is the aptly-named tailor's shop called R. Cutter.

3.14pm Thursday 24th November 2011

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Junction of Davygate and New Street - date unknown

3.13pm Thursday 24th November 2011

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Davygate 1966 at the proposed site top house the entrance to Davygate Arcade. One shop sign reads - Bitty Graham Yorkshire Television Relay

3.13pm Thursday 24th November 2011

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1964: 22, 24 & 26 Davygate was up for auction at London Auction Mart but disappointing bidding resulted in the block being withdrawn. The highest offer was £120,000.

3.13pm Thursday 24th November 2011

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Davygate in 1986 with the Davygate Centre and Wimpy on the left.

3.13pm Thursday 24th November 2011

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Soldiers march into The Picture House in Coney Street, in 1937. The building was later occupied by Woolworth's, and is now a Boots store.

11.36pm Thursday 1st March 2012

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Davygate, York: 'Bradbury's Sewing Machines' mentioned on the sign on the left - date unknown

3.13pm Thursday 24th November 2011

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Piccadilly in York, under construction in 1912. The church tower on the left is that of All Saints Pavement.

11.36pm Thursday 1st March 2012

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Residents in Sterne Avenue, Tang Hall, celebrate the coronation of George VI in 1937.

11.35pm Thursday 1st March 2012

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1929: Davy Hall Restuarant in Davygate. Built by George Edwin Barton in 1904 it was designed by architects Penty and Penty in distinctive art nouveau style with a much-talked-about stained glass canopy.

3.13pm Thursday 24th November 2011

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Pre-war image of Davygate. The York United Gas Light Company is next to St Helen's Church on the left. Their first office and showrooms were built in 1883.

2.36pm Monday 21st November 2011

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Hungate area of York with Leetham's flour mill in the background.

1.41pm Monday 21st November 2011

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Hungate, date unknown

1.40pm Monday 21st November 2011

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Kronos House in Coppergate which had been bought by the Ministry of Works in 1958. It is currently a stationers.

3.00pm Friday 18th November 2011

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The Wheatsheaf Inn and Forage Warehouse in Hungate.

2.45pm Thursday 17th November 2011

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Circa 1900: A horse-drawn double-decker bus ambling across Monk Bridge

2.43pm Thursday 17th November 2011

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1981 - Two boarded-up houses in Monkgate, York were up for sale. The Georgian Grade II listed property was formerly St Wilfrid's Convent and had stood empty for many years.

2.46pm Wednesday 16th November 2011

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The old Coach and Horses pub in Jubbergate, York, pictured in 1965.

11.54am Monday 14th November 2011

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Precentor's Court in York, near High Petergate and York Minster.

10.52am Monday 7th November 2011

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Newgate in York, in 1964

3.55pm Wednesday 2nd November 2011

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The bar at Bettys, pictured in 1956

3.54pm Wednesday 2nd November 2011

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Traffic passes around and through Bootham Bar in this picture from September 1960.

3.50pm Wednesday 2nd November 2011

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1969 - A £25,000 facelift for Bootham Bar. The bar's 13th-14th century foundations were collapsing - piles were driven through the masonry and stainless steel rods inserted.

3.49pm Wednesday 2nd November 2011

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Bootham pictured in the 1950's. Scobey's Garage is on near left.

3.27pm Wednesday 2nd November 2011

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In 1964, York City Council had suggested pulling down these buildings in Bootham as part of a scheme to redevelop the area.

3.27pm Wednesday 2nd November 2011

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Bootham in 1880

3.27pm Wednesday 2nd November 2011

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Crowds gather in Bootham for a parade in the 1960s.

3.27pm Wednesday 2nd November 2011

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The Albany ballroom in Goodramgate pictured in 1950. It would later be taken over by the Hunter & Smallpage store. The resident band sign on the stage bears the name The Ambassadors.

3.09pm Wednesday 2nd November 2011

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Trinity Lane, York

4.01pm Tuesday 1st November 2011

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This picture from our archives was taken in 1979, in St Andrewgate in York.

2.56pm Friday 28th October 2011

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1.25pm Thursday 27th October 2011

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Demolition work in Rougier Street, York, in 1962

10.55am Thursday 27th October 2011

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This picture was taken in Pavement in the 1960s. The building is now occupied by Pizza Hut.

2.58pm Wednesday 26th October 2011

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October 1963. Clifton Bridge, the day after its offical opening by the Lord Mayor of York (Ald. A. Kirk)

2.05pm Thursday 27th October 2011

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The launching nose of a 300-ton temporary bridge that was built by the army in May 1961 is slowly pushed over the Ouse at Clifton. The bridge, built in sections, is supported by solid steel rollers.

2.05pm Thursday 27th October 2011

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July 1961 - A view of Clarence Street York, from the junction with Lord Mayor's Walk.

1.49pm Thursday 27th October 2011

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Water End to Clifton Ferry in the early 1900s. Despite proposals for a permanent bridge, this didn't not take place until 1963.

2.05pm Thursday 27th October 2011

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Coffee Yard in 1968

2.05pm Thursday 27th October 2011

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The new consumer society of 1930 shouts from hoarding on the wall of a building on the corner of Clarence Street and Union Terrace. They preach a materialist message which sits uncomfortably next to the adjoining Methodist chapel.

2.51pm Tuesday 25th October 2011

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This picture was taken in 1927 in Blossom Street. Ten years later, the Odeon Cinema was built here. The land was the garden of the house, which in this picture was partly occupied by the Crescent Cafe.

3.21pm Monday 24th October 2011

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Blossom Street as seen from scaffolding on Micklegate Bar in July 1984

3.34pm Tuesday 25th October 2011

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View along Blossom Street towards Micklegate Bar in August 1960

3.34pm Tuesday 25th October 2011

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Forsselius Ltd in Blossom Street, York. The car showroom had been recently extended to the right in this picture from May 1957

2.52pm Tuesday 25th October 2011

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Forsselius garage in Blossom Street which had the first petrol pumps in York. Planning for the pumps was rejected in 1920, but granted the next year with backing from the powerful Anglo American Oil company.

3.33pm Tuesday 25th October 2011

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Blossom Street in York. Date unknown.

1.36pm Saturday 22nd October 2011

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Colliergate in July 1969. York City Council were to be asked by a developer in that month to widen St Andrewgate.

3.36pm Tuesday 25th October 2011

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King's Square in 1966 showing a large gap in the row of houses and shops in Colliergate which motorists used as a car park.

3.36pm Tuesday 25th October 2011

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Colliergate, York. Date unknown.

9.54am Monday 24th October 2011

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York Art Gallery in Exhibition Square - date unknown

1.40pm Saturday 22nd October 2011

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Workmen demolish part of Lendal Arch in 1965.

10.21am Friday 21st October 2011

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This picture was taken in York in 1958. It shows the corner of Museum Street and Lendal.

10.20am Friday 21st October 2011

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This is York, in 1890. Well done to anyone who correctly identified it as Church Street. The building in the front-left corner is now Thomas The Baker, and the building to the left of the Kaiser's sign is the Golden Lion pub.

12.03pm Thursday 20th October 2011

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We asked you to name the location of this shop - and gave you a clue, that it is still standing today. The answer?.... It is South Bank Stores on the corner of Balmoral Terrace and Count de Burgh Terrace.

11.39am Wednesday 19th October 2011

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17/19 Aldwark was to be restored in 1967 after being given to York Civic Trust by the brewery firm JW Cameron. It would be converted into four self-contained flats.

3.50pm Tuesday 18th October 2011

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1982: Building work was underway on new homes in Aldwark.

3.50pm Tuesday 18th October 2011

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1973: York Corporation was selling this run-down early 18th century building at No. 46 St Andrewgate in Aldwark. It was a seven-bedroom house 'without any mod-cons' and was to be sold by tender.

3.50pm Tuesday 18th October 2011

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The old Ebor Brewery building in Aldwark was being demolished in 1972. The brewery, begun by John J Hunt in 1898, was making way for a development of mews town houses.

1.01pm Tuesday 18th October 2011

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The Ebor Brewery building in Aldwark, York before being demolished in 1972.

11.36am Tuesday 18th October 2011

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Betty's Tearooms in St Helen's Square in 1956

11.26am Monday 17th October 2011

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Grand cinema and ballroom in Clarence Street shortly after it opened in 1919. It was York's third purpose built cinema.

12.01pm Thursday 13th October 2011

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Charabanc outing from the Black Swan pub in Peasholme Green, York

3.24pm Wednesday 12th October 2011

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In September 1981 The Evening Press reported that York City Council wanted to place a compulsory purchase order on the premises of L Clancy and Sons, scrapdealers of St Andrewgate.

3.14pm Friday 5th February 2010

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Coney Street in March 1974. Barclays Bank, Burgins, Dixon, Abbey National, Evans Shoe Shop and Cantors are the shops from left to right.

2.49pm Friday 5th February 2010

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10.20am in Clifford Street, York in 1987. Russell for Raleigh bike shop is on the left, and on the right Stanfield's sign advertising the fact that the SS Empire (now the Grand Opera House) is for sale.

2.49pm Friday 5th February 2010

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Colliergate in 1981. Dreamville Ice Cream Parlour , Wroe's Chemists, Berry & Nutton opticians, and Austins for value are shops (from left to right) before Barnitts. The sport shop on the other side of the street is T. Mitchell's.

2.49pm Friday 5th February 2010

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Workmen make alterations to Deangate in 1972.

2.48pm Friday 5th February 2010

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1979 and The Evening Press reports that 23-31 Coney Street are to be sold by auction. At the time they housed the businesses of (from left to right) Discount Menswear (with a jacket on offer at £4.95) the Heel Bar, Karisma, Bostock Records, and Strand.

2.48pm Friday 5th February 2010

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This archaeological dig in 1988 near Lendal Bridge gave members of the public the opportunity to view Roman limestone wall slabs and tiles from the "lost" IX Legion.

1.39pm Friday 5th February 2010

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In 1974 this section of Roman road was uncovered at the back of the premises being developed for W. H. Smith & Son in Coney Street, York.

1.38pm Friday 5th February 2010

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This Roman sewer was discovered by contractors in 1972 while digging at the corner of Church Street and Swinegate in York. Experts also uncovered the remains of a bath once used by the 6,000 soldiers inside the Roman Legionary fortress.

1.38pm Friday 5th February 2010

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These two pictures were taken in 1993. The picture on the right show an ancient Viking river wall found near what was the Viking Hotel. The image on the left show how deep the archaeologists had to dig while the red arrow locates the wall.

1.38pm Friday 5th February 2010

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Amanada Clarke shows remains from St Nicholas' Hospital, a medieval leper hospital uncovered in 1993 at 48, Lawrence Street, York.

1.38pm Friday 5th February 2010

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The picture of York Market appeared in the Evening Press on the 4th August 1972.

1.38pm Friday 5th February 2010

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July 1981 and this view of Silver Street in York shows the York City Leather shop next to C. E. Seymour the tailors.

1.38pm Friday 5th February 2010

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Mrs Jean Kenny and Robin Witcombe hold a 7st porpoise on display at Cross of York's stall in Newgate Market. The porpoise died after it became entangled in fisherman's nets off Whitby in 1982. It was brought to York to show to children.

1.38pm Friday 5th February 2010

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1992, and the DEFRA building on Foss Islands Road has still to be built, while repairs are carried out on the chimney that now stands in the grounds of a supermarket.

1.38pm Friday 5th February 2010

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The Foss Islands Road incinerator in 1983.

1.38pm Friday 5th February 2010

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This view of the Bar Wall from Paragon Street shows the Elf garage that was North riding Motors Ltd at the bottom of Piccadilly. Petrol was 80.9p a gallon when this was taken in 1979.

3.57pm Thursday 4th February 2010

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A party of school children visit York in 1971.

3.56pm Thursday 4th February 2010

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The bridge at Grimston Bar nearing completion in 1975.

3.18pm Thursday 4th February 2010

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The late Jimmy Brownhill, Chief Photographer at the Evening Press, climbed to the top of a gantry crane to take this picture of the bridge over the River Ouse being built at Bishopthorpe in 1975.

3.18pm Thursday 4th February 2010

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York's outer by-pass under construction in Naburn Lane, Fulford in 1974.

3.18pm Thursday 4th February 2010

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This picture was taken in May 1974 and shows the 'new' A64 being constructed over the River Ouse at Middlethorpe Ings.

3.18pm Thursday 4th February 2010

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Two hours parking on Castle Car Park would set you back 30p in 1981.

3.18pm Thursday 4th February 2010

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Piccadilly being developed - we think around 1981.

3.18pm Thursday 4th February 2010

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Clifton Green, York, in February, 1971.

3.18pm Thursday 4th February 2010

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The Lord Mayor's Parade in 1971. The theme of the police float was of course Dick Turpin.

10.30am Tuesday 2nd February 2010

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The Lord Mayor's Parade in 1971. Float 48, St. Mary's Hospital.

10.30am Tuesday 2nd February 2010

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The Lord Mayor's Parade in 1971. Float 41 encouraged you to 'Join the Tufty Club' while the Roman theme of Float 42 was supported by Mitchell's Transport of York.

10.30am Tuesday 2nd February 2010

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The Lord Mayor's Parade in 1971. The British Legion Float. The Evening Press described it as "one of more than 60 gaily-decorated displays."

10.29am Tuesday 2nd February 2010

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The Royal visit of 1971. HRH The Queen with The Minster in the background. We've zoomed in on this picture in case anyone recognises the little boy who is so obviously happy at seeing The Queen.

10.29am Tuesday 2nd February 2010

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The Royal visit of 1971. HRH The Queen with The Minster in the background.

10.29am Tuesday 2nd February 2010

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The Royal visit of 1971. HRH The Queen parades through Parliament Street, York.

10.29am Tuesday 2nd February 2010

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An aerial view of Knavesmire in 1957 on Ebor Day. The Evening Press caption read, "Thousands of people swarming over the enclosures, hundreds of neatly-parked cars, and scores of coaches."

10.29am Tuesday 2nd February 2010

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York Gas Company road show 1929 style. The Davygate based company's slogan was 'Use gas and save labour.'

10.29am Tuesday 2nd February 2010

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Whip-Ma-Whop-Ma-Gate believed to be between 1953 and 1955. The shop on the right that no longer exists was Joyway Shoes, The bus was a number 5 heading for Dosworth Avenue, and the truck was a vehicle owned by T. Belt & Sons Ltd, St. Maurice's Road, York

10.29am Tuesday 2nd February 2010

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Walmgate, date unknown. The shop on the right traded as F. C. Chalk & Sons, Furnishers.

10.29am Tuesday 2nd February 2010

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Walmgate in the 1930s. The shop in the middle is Cussins & Lights Ltd, the van is Carter & Son Ltd, Butchers, Shambles, and Jackson's joiners and undertakers stood next to the Red Lion Hotel.

10.29am Tuesday 2nd February 2010

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This image appeared in the Evening Press in 1966 and ironically shows The Do It Yourself Shop in Walmgate beyond repair. The selling agents were A Stanfield & Son of New Street, York.

10.29am Tuesday 2nd February 2010

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Walmgate Bar in the late 50s or early 60s. Note the animal pens on the left and the different road layout from today.

10.28am Tuesday 2nd February 2010

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Shambles, York, date unknown but the butchers shop on the left has meat on open display.

3.12pm Friday 22nd January 2010

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The sign at the end of this street reads Little Shambles. Note the three pieces of timber precariously supporting the building on the left.

3.12pm Friday 22nd January 2010

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Date unknown, but the street was then referred to as The Shambles, and not just Shambles as it is today. The shop at the end has a sigh that reads 'Nicholson's furniture store.'

3.12pm Friday 22nd January 2010

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This image of Shambles from 1873 has information with it that claims that the year before the image was captured there were 39 shopkeepers in 'The Flesh Shambles,' 25 of whom were butchers.

3.12pm Friday 22nd January 2010

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The classic view of The Minster. Note the open top tram, and the horse drawn carriage proceeding towards Lendal Bridge.

3.12pm Friday 22nd January 2010

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This picture of a horse-drawn tram was taken in 1905 outside the Plough Inn at Fulford. The advert on the side of the tran promotes Bermaline Bread.

3.11pm Friday 22nd January 2010

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A view of Nessgate in 1890.

3.11pm Friday 22nd January 2010

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This picture was taken in 1965 and went with a story that read, 'The familiar sight of a policeman on duty at Nessgate corner could soon be a memory of the past...' The three buses were numbered 1 to Tang Hall, 6 to Viking Road, and 9 to Clifton.

3.11pm Friday 22nd January 2010

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Newgate, York, in 1964.

3.11pm Friday 22nd January 2010

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The sign on this building in Parliament Street (now the Disney Store) reads 'Ministry of Labour Employment Exchange.' The notice in the window is dated Easter, 1932.

3.11pm Friday 22nd January 2010

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Parliament Street facing the direction of Piccadilly (taken around 1902 to 1906) showing buildings (that no longer exists) that traded as a Tea Store, a pub selling beer from Braime's Tadcaster Breweries Ltd, and Isaac Poad, the corn merchant.

3.11pm Friday 22nd January 2010

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On the 19th January 1954 The Evening Press published this picture of ice on the river and warned that 'by tomorrow the Ouse may be frozen over for the first time since 1947.' The article also claimed that the Ouse was frozen over for ten days in 1740.

3.11pm Friday 22nd January 2010

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The River Ouse frozen over again, this time in 1958.

3.11pm Friday 22nd January 2010

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The John Smith pub in the centre of this picture is now the Roman Bath. Note how the building has structurally changed.

3.11pm Friday 22nd January 2010

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3.11pm Friday 22nd January 2010

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Dramatic image of what was Walpamur paint merchants in St Sampson's Square ablaze around 1929. The pub on the right is The Three Cranes.

3.11pm Friday 22nd January 2010

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From around 1920 it is beleived this was a fish stall in St Sampson's Square. The sign outside W. P. Brown's was advertising a sale.

3.10pm Friday 22nd January 2010

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It's 1967 and the man on his scooter at the bottom of the picture has no crash helmet, traffic's jammed back from Coppergate, but the Army and Navy Stores are open for business.

3.10pm Friday 22nd January 2010

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15th October, 1955, and Ald. F. Brown opens York's new £22,000 Stonebow highway to traffic.

3.10pm Friday 22nd January 2010

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August 1963 and work is going ahead on the new Stonebow. The business to the left of the impressive Methodist building (as you view it) was then occupied by Whitby Oliver and Son Ltd, upholsterers.

3.10pm Friday 22nd January 2010

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Kings Square, York, in the 1930s when it was dominated by Holy Trinity Church.

10.29am Wednesday 20th January 2010

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Kings Square, York. Note the building with the sign that says LAMB.

10.29am Wednesday 20th January 2010

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We felt we had to include this image of Kings Square from 1960, if only because it show the popular Cussins & Lights Ltd that many readers will remember.

10.28am Wednesday 20th January 2010

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Workmen re-cobbling King's Staith in 1958.

10.28am Wednesday 20th January 2010

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King's Staith, York, in 1964. The pub to the right of the Kings Arms was then called The Ship.

10.28am Wednesday 20th January 2010

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This picture was taken in 1975 just before work started to restore 19, Grape Lane into what it is today, a restaurant. Buildings in Coffee Yard were left derelict for some time and tramps and cats often inhabited thew premises.

10.28am Wednesday 20th January 2010

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This view of Goodramgate is undated but the interesting feature here is the chimney that no longer exists. To the left of the Cross Keys pub is a shop called Fung Foo, and the shop opposite with the clock was called Steigmanns.

10.28am Wednesday 20th January 2010

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This view of Goodramgate from 1893 was taken before the opening for Deangate was made between John Wharton's glass and china shop at No 87, and J Todd's Teas and foreign wines shop at No 89.

10.28am Wednesday 20th January 2010

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F. Woodhead's family butchers at 17 Micklegate, pictured in 1965.

10.28am Wednesday 20th January 2010

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Micklegate in 1950. On the right, The Pack Horse Hotel, and on the left, the Crown Hotel and the Commercial Cromwell Hotel.

10.28am Wednesday 20th January 2010

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Micklegate Bar in 1972. The For Sale sign is for the firm Lawson Larg, and the story that went with this picture described how the chemist shop was to be converted in a Victorian style restaurant by Mark Rowntree, then 27-years-old.

10.28am Wednesday 20th January 2010

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This picture of Micklegate Bar from 1962 shows clearly how much the volume of traffic has escalated. The sign on top of the truck advertises 'Concrete Services.'

10.28am Wednesday 20th January 2010

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Micklegate in the 1950s. From the left the shops are Coomes footwear and repairs, a café, and at 93, Micklegate, Hobsons.

10.27am Wednesday 20th January 2010

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Leak & Thorp, Coney Street, York, 1973. The smaller sign (just to the right of the road sign) is for The Norseman Restaurant.

3.24pm Friday 15th January 2010

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York Castle in 1926. Can you imagine the response asking for permission to demolish buildings and walls of such historical and architectural importance now?

2.50pm Friday 15th January 2010

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The Grand Cinema in Gillygate, York, 1958.

2.50pm Friday 15th January 2010

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This image appeared in the Evening Press because the The Regent Cinema at Acomb was closing. The paper asked how much effect bad juvenile behaviour had been to blame for declining attendances. The date of this anti-social outrage? March, 20, 1959!

2.50pm Friday 15th January 2010

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The Tower Cinema in New Street, York, 1963.

2.50pm Friday 15th January 2010

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Taken in the mid-1930s, this image shows the the Old Picture House cinema on the site of what was Woolworths and now Boots in Coney Street.

2.50pm Friday 15th January 2010

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Happy days? The Painted Wagon Saloon in 1972.

2.50pm Friday 15th January 2010

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The ABC cinema on Piccadilly, York, in 1986.

2.50pm Friday 15th January 2010

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The ABC cinema on Piccadilly, York, in 1981.

2.50pm Friday 15th January 2010

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A 1920's view of the St Georges Hall cinema in Castlegate, now preserved as the entrance to Fairfax House.

2.50pm Friday 15th January 2010

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The Scala cinema in Fossgate, York in 1957.

2.50pm Friday 15th January 2010

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This fascinating picture taken from the top of Clifford's Tower, York, in 1967 looks down on what was the garage business of Cornelius Parish.

2.49pm Friday 15th January 2010

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2.49pm Friday 15th January 2010

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The Half Moon pub in Blake Street, York. This picture appeared in the Evening Press on July 7, 1978. The premises are now a fast-food outlet.

11.34am Friday 15th January 2010

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A large crowd gathered on Ouse Bridge, York, on the 8th December, 1910 as fire raged through what was Boyes store.

11.34am Friday 15th January 2010

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Parliament Street, York, in the 1950s. Interesting to compare not only the vehicles to today, but also how the buildings have changed.

11.34am Friday 15th January 2010

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The wreckage of the A4 Pacific 4469 Sir Ralph Wedgewood after the 1942 air raid on York railway station.

11.34am Friday 15th January 2010

Archive images from the Evening Press

1942, and Guildhall is on fire during a German air raid on York.

11.34am Friday 15th January 2010

Archive images from the Evening Press

The Bar Convent (facing towards Blossom Street) the morning after an air raid on York in 1942.

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Archive images from the Evening Press

Poppleton Road School, York, after it was bombed during the Second World War.

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Archive images from the Evening Press

Queen Anne's Road in York following an air raid in 1942.

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Archive images from the Evening Press

York railway employees restoring an old coach in 1972.

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Archive images from the Evening Press

The Duke of Edinburgh visits York Carriageworks in 1955.

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Archive images from the Evening Press

Blake Street, York, in 1954. The round sign above the door on the left reads 'York County Savings Bank est 1816'

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Archive images from the Evening Press

This picture, taken in 1933, shows a traveling post office under construction at York Carriageworks.

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Archive images from the Evening Press

This picture of the Duke and Duchess of York in St Helen's Square was captioned as 'the perfect couple' when it appeared in the Evening Press, July 4, 1987.

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Archive images from the Evening Press

As York sleeps PC Thomas Watkinson reports in to HQ from a police box on Bootham. From the Evening Press, 31/3/1964.

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