This book tells the intriguing story of the town of Northallerton in North Yorkshire. Covering events from the twelfth century through to today, it provides a brief history of life here through the years with informative captions linking the old and the new. Featuring factories, streets, houses, shops, pubs, schools and churches, and the people who lived, learned, worshipped and worked in them, all aspects of life in Northallerton and the surrounding villages is covered. The book will give today's residents a unique glimpse of how their town used to look. The fascinating stories of the old workhouse, the hospitals, Betty's cafe and the notorious yards are all covered here as are the railway, dairy, linen and linoleum industries. Further afield, the impressive Mount Grace Priory, Masham, Bedale, Hutton Rudby, Great Smeaton, South Otterington and other villages are all covered in the same fascinating way.
Publisher: Amberley Publishing