Archive

The archive will remain a ‘work-in-progress’. If you have found or come across any items that you think might be relevant and of interest, please contact us through the contact page. Constructive comments and suggestions always welcome.

Use the search item to bring up items relating to whatever aspect of the project interests you. Where possible we will show copies of the actual material – document, photo or audio files. Otherwise, the website will  simply ‘signpost’ you to where you can find the material. This will generally be for items that have copyright or other permission issues. The item will give a brief description of the item. If you want to follow it up you can contact the archive where it is located – a museum or a local history group.Although we stand to make no commercial advantage from using material, we have exercised due diligence in checking any restrictions on our right to display it.

 

Or just browse, there is already lots of fascinating material there …

York to Selby Railway Path & Cycle Route Project News: No 2, Summer 1986 (3 copies)

Letter from John Grimshaw (Sustrans Ltd, Bristol) to Mr Suffield concerning photographic records

Full Title: Letter from John Grimshaw (Sustrans Ltd, Bristol) to Mr Suffield concerning his supplying photographic records of the Cycle…

Plan of the York to Selby Path and Cycle Route (15 miles)

Report and summary of funding on the various routes within the Cycle Path Project

Full Title: Report and summary of funding on the various routes within the Cycle Path Project including Ashton to Pill…

Letter from John Grimshaw (engineer) to Mr Reg Suffield, Bishopthorpe

Full Title: Letter from John Grimshaw (engineer) to Mr Reg Suffield, Bishopthorpe concerning his supplying photographic records of the Cycle…

York to Selby Railway Path & Cycle Route Project: News: No 1, September 1985

Introductory Notes and Plan of Cycle Path

Full Title: Introductory Notes and Plan of Cycle Path (photo copy), May 1984.

Selby Coalfield

Council for the Protection of Rural England. Administrative Records. Correspondence and Administrative Files. Yorkshire Folder entitled Selby Coalfield.

Yorkshire Wildlife Trust Archive

Papers relating to nature reserves, including minutes, annual reports, management plans, work programmes, ecological surveys, correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks and press…

Methley Joint Railway Committee Minutes

Methley Joint Committee Minutes of Meetings from 1864 to 1885, documents assembled by R.R. Nelson, Secretary, West Yorkshire Railway, 1864-1865,…

Yorkshire Collieries 1947-1994 Book by Eddie Downs

This publication – Yorkshire Collieries 1947-1994 by Eddie Downes published by Think Pit Publications – is available from the National…

The Ron Healey Archive

Ron Healey was a member of the Cycle Touring Club (CTC) who saw the potential of the railway line once…

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