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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.
Unknown Photographs

This page shows photographs thought to be taken in or around Pocklington. Can you identify where it was taken?, any of the people in the photographs?, or, the date it was taken? Contact me if you can identify anything in these photographs or, if you have any mystery photographs you would like to appear on this page.

possibly pocklington market

Photo 001: This is possibly Pocklington Market. Do you recognise anyone? Can you date it? Is it somewhere else?

Unknown edwardiian

Photo 002: This was kindly provided by Janet Harrison. It was in the possession of her late mother Maud Scales. Janet understands it was taken somewhere in Pocklington and asks "someone may shed some light onto what the event was or even recognise any of their relatives."

unknown group

Photo 003: A Slights of Pocklington postcard (unused). Who are these people?

Pocklington hunt
pocklington hunt back

Photo 004: This hunting postcard is thought to be taken in Pocklington. The back of the postcard shows it is a Slights postcard. Who are the people? Where is it taken?

On 28th Oct 2015, Glenys Elliot wrote "I have just been looking at the Gallery section of the history website and came across the 'unknown' section. I feel that photograph 004, showing riders and hounds, is taken at the top of School Lane, adjacent to the junction with Garth's End. The house gable with a high window and structural ties in the wall is that of the end house of a terrace of three located on Garth's End. A bungalow now stands behind the wall and hedge seen behind the riders on the picture. The high wall is also still standing at the corner of School Lane/Garth's End. All the structures can still be seen on Google Maps Street View. " - I have looked at other photos and aerial photos an I have to agree with Glenys. She later added that an old resident Mr Pearson in Kirkland Street can remember the hunt meeting in the vicinity of The Mile, and that wonderful hunt events took place in the Masonic Hall building. We have therefore established that this is indeed a Pocklington photograph. Thank you Glenys!