Monthly Archives: July 2014

Millfield Road celebrations reflect historical event

On Sunday 29 June 2014 the residents of Millfield Road held a street party to celebrate Le Grand Depart of the Tour de France in Yorkshire. This photo is particularly interesting as it reflects the photos taken at the street party held in Millfield Road nearly 100 years ago, in 1919, to celebrate peace after […]


Our next meeting is this week on Wednesday 23rd July at 7pm at Clements Hall in Nunthorpe Road, York YO23 1BW. All welcome.

A shoemaking family

(Photo courtesy of Terry Woodward) Terry Woodward’s father Harold and grandfather Charles Hartley Woodward had the boot repairer’s shop on the corner of Bishopthorpe Road and Vine Street, known as the City Boot Repairing Co. Ltd. They traded here from the 1920s and part of their business involved making boots for the army. Charles was […]

Our Memory Wall about Bishy Road shops

These are some of the things people told us about the shops when we talked to them at the street party, which we’ve added to other memories. The event was a tremendous opportunity to remind local people how trades and fashions have changed and to find out more fascinating things about our local community. Look […]

Thanks everyone for your support at Bishy Road Street Party

and thanks to  volunteers, enthusiasts and all variety of helpers ! Watch this space for more memory sharing  ! We’re also at the Rowntree Park Birthday event on Sunday 20th July and if you want to come along to our next meeting – it’s on Wednesday 23rd July in Clements Hall, Moss St at 1900 […]