Monthly Archives: May 2015

Joseph Sherwood: the birth of a shop in Bishopthorpe Road

The Borthwick Archive at the University of York holds a wonderful treasure for those interested in Bishopthorpe Road in the late nineteenth century. It also describes how one of our shops was born. The diary of Joseph Sherwood provides a very detailed record of life at number 35 Bishopthorpe Road (now the Pig and Pastry), […]