Archive items in 2010

River News!

A collection of newspapers relating to the diverse history of the river can be found in the ProQuest News and…

A walk through time on Hambleton Drove Road

This article posted in April 2010 offers a brief overview of the Hambleton Drove Road, which once was one of…

The Hambleton Drove Road

Just as the York to Selby line has been converted into a popular Greenway, what remains of the Hambleton Drove…

Drove Road – An overview

What is a drove road? Drove roads are a method of driving livestock on foot from one location to another,…

River Ouse – An Overview

The River Ouse is a tidal river (up to Naburn Locks) which flows through the city of York and the…

Depot at Derwent Valley Light Railway (DVLR)

This building is mentioned in an interview with Steve Masterman. Cattle would be driven to Copmanthorpe station (Naburn station, though…

Interview with Trevor Chalkley – Selby Miner

Trevor Chalkley now works as a guide at Caphouse Colliery, the home of the National Coal Mining Museum for England…

Interview with David Price – Selby Miner

  David’s interview covers 40 years in the industry in the UK and abroad. To hear the interview click on…

Interview with Brian Jaques – Selby Coalfield Miner

  Listen to an audio version of Brian’s interview about his life in the coal mining industry. In 1962 his…

University of York Sociology Report

Students from the Department of Sociology at the University of York carried out a research project in Summer 2018 with…

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