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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.
Boxing and Fist Fights
An un-named Pocklington youth had a boxing match at Quarry Hill in the York Road near Leeds with a Lancashire lad for a £5 a side wager match. There were 20 rounds and the fight lasted and hour and eighteen minutes and the Pocklington "Canny Lad" was declared the winner. From: Bell's Life in London and Sporting Chronicle, Sunday March 14 1841
Boxing Match