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Market Place Market Place
Note the new building in the photo on the corner.
Regent Street Regent Street
Note the 'Old Red Lion Hotel'
Chapmangate Chapmangate
Note the independent chapel built in 1807 to the left.
Pocklington Walking Race 1950s
These pictures were kindly supplied by Trevor Brigham. It is believed the race took place from the United Services Club every Whit Sunday. These photos are around 1952.

Lyth Downham setting off !

Pocklington Walking Race Winners

01. Tiny Wilson 02. Unknown 03. Raymond Slaughter
04. Bob Pickering 05. Norman Hindwell 06. Unknown
07. Bill King 08. Mr Prentice 09. Paddy Swann
10. Jock Cairns 11. Vince James (became top referee in English 1st Division) 12. George King
13. Tony Jackson 14. Jack Heseltion 15. Joe Hunter
16. 17. George Harrison 18. George Kidd
19. 20. 21. Lyth Downham
22. Jonny Durkin 23. 24. George Coulson (Sec.)
25. 26. Alf Grainger 27..
28. Redge Waters 29. Harry Flint 30. Tot Atkinson

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