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Bid to restore grave of York’s Railway King

Hudson

VILLAGERS are campaigning to restore Railway King George Hudson’s grave in a North Yorkshire village - and his reputation.

4:01am Monday 13 March 2017

Descendant of George Hudson returns to York to learn his story

Nancy Hudson beside a bust of George Hudson

A DESCENDANT of railway king George Hudson - the magnate who made York a vital rail hub - has travelled from her home in Canada to York’s National Railway Museum to uncover the story behind his controversial past.

5:00am Wednesday 22 February 2017

20 old photos of Rougier St and George Hudson St in York

20 old photos of Rougier St and George Hudson St in York

Our nostalgia tour of York takes us to Rougier Street and George Hudson Street (also known as Railway Street).

4:22pm Tuesday 14 February 2017

City cafe celebrates third link in chain

Chris Hartley of Croque Monsieur in the unit they are about to open at 20 George Hudson Street.Picture Frank Dwyer.

A FLEDGLING cafe chain based in York is about to launch its third branch, just over two years after the first opened its doors.

6:00am Tuesday 7 February 2017

9,200 old Press photos: Where to find what you're looking for

9,000+ old Press photos: Where to find what you're looking for

Looking for an old photo from our archive? Let us help you...

4:29pm Tuesday 31 January 2017

Who was the real George Hudson?

George Hudson at the height of his success

IN 2013, a cast of hundreds brought Blood + Chocolate to the streets of York. It told the story of York's chocolate factories - and of what happened to the young men who worked there when they went off to fight in the First World War.

9:44am Friday 19 June 2015

George Hudson namesakes invited to council headquarters opening

George Hudson

NAMESAKES of York railway king George Hudson are being invited to a unique event in the city next month.

8:36am Saturday 22 December 2012

George Hudson namesakes invited to boardroom opening

George Hudson namesakes invited to boardroom opening

NAMESAKES of York’s railway king George Hudson are being invited to a special event in the city next month.

1:13pm Thursday 20 December 2012

LETTERS: Plea for City of York Council to use York Central site as a tribute to the Railway King George Hudson

George Hudson

THIS is a golden opportunity for the city fathers to ensure that George Hudson, The Railway King, is properly commemorated by naming the Teardrop site as the George Hudson Centre.

7:30am Monday 14 December 2015

George Hudson themed evening to aid charities

Chris Cade as George Hudson with the Lord Mayor of York, Coun Keith Hyman, on the steps of the Mansion House

RAILWAY king George Hudson is returning to his old home – York’s Mansion House – to tell the colourful story of his life.

8:49am Tuesday 9 April 2013
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