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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.
Shiptonthorpe Home Guard
This photograph was kindly supplied by James Gibson who has researched the photograph and provided the names. Shiptonthorpe Home Guard No 5 Platoon was formed in 1940 and made up a section of the East Riding 4th Battalion. The Home Guard met twice a week, Tuesday nights and Sunday mornings, they were also involved in various training exercises. They met at what was known locally as ‘the hut’, a former WW1 hut that had been purchased originally for the W.I. The Hut (Pictured behind the Home Guard) stood alongside York Road, the residential property 'The Setters' now stands on the former hut site. If you can add any further names, or can supply any other Home Guard photos please contact me here.

Shiptonthorpe Home Guard
Reading right to left

Back Row - ?, G Swan, F Hardy, R Hardy, William Geoffrey Rennison (known as Geoff), ?, ?

Middle Row - C Swan, ?, Ged Manning, C Simmins, W Noble, C Illingworth, ?, ?, J Thorpe

Front Row - B Manning, T Simmins, RB Hardy, A Manning, J Illingworth, George Chapman, ?, ?.


Shiptonthorpe Home Guard

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