Monthly Archives: August 2013

Help needed

Clements Hall Local History Group is researching  First World War dead from the Clementhorpe, Nunnery Lane, Scarcroft and South Bank areas.  We have a list of names, memorials, and addresses of next of kin but now need help with developing this project. This might include, for example, researching individual stories or mapping casualties by street. If you might […]

Was there life before Sainsbury’s?

Yes, there was life before Sainsbury’s and it was Jacksons – very blue – nearly as blue as its 1980’s neighbour at no 5 – The Private Shop, which shut in 1988 when it was refused a licence to trade. From the late 1930’s to the 1970’s it was the Co-op. Remember Divvy? It morphed […]