Archive items held at York Greenways

Starting work on the ECML – Nick Beilby

Nick Beilby worked on the East Coast Main Line from the age of 19. Here he recounts his experience as…

River to Railway – Sam Taylor’s ‘Riccall : A Village History’

Sam Taylor in his book “Riccall: a Village History” looks at the 1901 Census to illustrate the impact of the…

The birth of the National Cycle Network – an interview with John Grimshaw

This is an oral recording (and transcription) of a description of the origins of Sustrans and the construction of the…

Map of Escrick – 1890

  Copyright: The Francis Firth Collection

Map of Riccall – 1889

  Copyright: The Francis Firth Collection

Map of Bishopthorpe – 1898

  Copyright: The Francis Firth Collection

Map of Bishopthorpe – 1948

  Copyright: The Francis Firth Collection

Map of Escrick – 1947

  Copyright: The Francis Firth Collection

Map of Barlby – 1903

  Copyright: The Francis Frith Collection

Map of Bishopthorpe – 1890

This is an ordinance survey map of Bishopthorpe village from 1890, which shows the North Eastern Rail line running through…

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