We have gathered an impressive collection of photographs which is in the process of being painstakingly dated and indexed.

Some large groups of pictures and photographs merit a page all to themselves, like the extremely popular gallery portraying Stillington Hall from the late 19th century to its eventual demolition in early 1967. This page, which can now be accessed from a subpage connected to this one, is joined by similar groupings.

 More pages will be added as the cataloguing continues.

With grateful thanks to the following people who have allowed their photographs and postcards to be used by the archive:

  • Don Brown    (Stillington )
  • John Denton  (Stillington )
  •  Mary Drew    (Pocklington )
  • The family of the Late Bob Gibson (Stillington)
  • Dave Green    (Stillington ) 
  •  The family of the late Charles Hutchinson    (Stillington )
  • Dennis Law    (Stillington )
  • Peter Milburn  (Stillington )
  • Sheila Ridgway
  • John Sparrow Snr (Stillington )
  • Muriel Spruce   (Stillington ) 
  • Phil Thurstans  (Stillington ) 
  • Helen Vester    (Easingwold )
  • Clive Hillen       (Strensall )
  • Sam Morse       (Stillington)


The Bay Horse Public House
The Bay Horse Public House
c1905. The name of the licensee, Thomas Leaper, can be seen on the sign. The pub was owned by Hottam & Co.
Halfmoon Cottage c1960.
Halfmoon Cottage c1960.
Located on Marton Bridge, once a public house.
White Bear Inn
White Bear Inn
c1938. The right hand side of the building (painted white) was the public house while the left had been a butcher's shop, but by this date it had been moved into one of the buildings at the rear. The two ladies standing in the doorway are Mrs Mary Sparrow and her sister Miss Amy Ainsley.
Main Street 1949
Main Street 1949
Looking East. In the foreground Manor Farm, The White Dog Public House, Front wall of the Primary School and the sycamore tree standing in front of Hutchinson's shop. The White house seen partially in the picture was demolished and replaced with a bungalow.
John Hutchinson, manager, standing outside the Brandsby Agricultural Trading Association store c1920
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