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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.
Textiles

Newspaper reports of a worsted textile factory in Pocklington in the 1790's.The firm of James O'Conner, Weddell and Hart. It is believed to be located at Low or White Mill.

worstead spinners pocklington 1796
Leeds Intelligencer - Monday 25 July 1796
worstead pocklington
Leeds Intelligencer - Monday 17 October 1796
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1792
York Herald Saturday June 30 1792- John Weddall