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Gargrave High Street 1912 A glimpse in to the history of Gargrave

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Bostock And Wombwells MenagerieFor a small place Gargrave has a fair amount of documented history. Much of the pictorial record around the start of the twentieth century came from Tom Airton. Including the title graphic above and the image of Bostock and Wombwells Menagerie here on the right.
Copies of the 1841 Tithe Map are now available for viewing in the Gargrave Library. These maps languished in Craven District Councils storeroom for decades gathering dust until they were rescued and sent off to Northallerton last year for safe keeping. They have been microfilmed and copied into a series of smaller sections of the original and make compulsive viewing. To compliment the maps the there is a copy of the Tithe Register necessary to sort out who owned what and when. Bernadette, our Librarian, will be pleased to advise potential viewers.
Links to other historical references to Gargrave and Craven District
GENUKI : References to war memorials and rolls of honour
Leeds and Liverpool Canal Ice Boats
Government reference to Gargrave Bypass
Bypass Appraisal document.
(Local copy of bypass appraisal if official link goes dead)
Hudson History
North Craven Historical Research Group