Archive items held at Bishopthorpe Community Archive

Bishopthorpe Community Archive is based at Bishopthorpe Village Hall, 40 Main Street, Bishopthorpe YO23 2RB and is open on Monday afternoons from 230 pm to 5pm (except Bank Holidays). Please make an appointment with Linda Haywood on 01904 704584 or email historygroup@bishopthorpe.net for more information

Route Diagram of the Cycle Route

Rangers’ Badges

To ensure the upkeep of the cycle path, voluntary rangers were appointed to ensure the path was kept clear and…

Cycle Route Project Newsletter 2nd Edition

This is the second Newsletter that was released in relation to the creation of the cycle path and shows the…

Cycle Route Project Newsletter

This is the first ever newsletter in regards to the York to Selby Railway Path and Cycle Route Project dated…

Creation of the Cycle Route Article

The map and information which is seen below is from May 1984 and shows the current cycle route. The information…

Robert Cayton – railway worker

  Robert Cayton’s son Les still lives in Bishopthorpe. He was brought up in the cottages by the bridge over…

Naburn Swing Bridge Photos

Some images of Naburn Swing Bridge courtesy of local history groups fromĀ  Riccall, Naburn and Bishopthorpe. Note the different structures…

Unused information chart to be used to gather statistics relating to pedestrians and cyclists

More detailed plan of York to Selby Path and Cycle Route

Plan of York to Selby Path and Cycle Route (24 kms) A3

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