PocklingtonHistory.com Railway Street (Circa 1880)
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Gallery
Market Place Market Place
Note the new building in the photo on the corner.
Regent Street Regent Street
Note the 'Old Red Lion Hotel'
Chapmangate Chapmangate
Note the independent chapel built in 1807 to the left.
Brickmaking in the Pocklington area
John Nottingham has given his kind permission to place this article on the website. John and his cousin were both born in Haxby and are descended from the owners of the two largest brickyards there, 10 acres in total. John has researched the brickmaking of the Pocklington area following the discovery of his namesake in the 1879 trade directory on this website, who was a brickmaker. This article has already been through 2 previous iterations, in 2010 and 2014, including further research into the early centuries of brickmaking in and around Pocklington. All text and images are copyright (2016) of John Nottingham.
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