In Memory of F C Pavlosky

    In  Memory  of FREDRICK CHARLES PAVLOSKY Date of birth 1880 Dorset   Branch of Service Royal  Navy Pavlosky, A.B Fredrick Charles, 194223 Killed in action at Battle of Coronel 1st November 1914 age 34 Son of Robert and Harriet, of Ferry House, Kinsale, Co Cork Husband of Jane Elizabeth Pavlosky 1 Marine Skinningrove, Yorkshire […] more

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More Heritage Artwork

Two pieces of artwork unveiled in Skinningrove in 2012 have much in common. Both were created by ceramic artist Glynis Johnson with help from the local community (including a primary school) and are situated near each other on the wall of Riverside Building in New Company Row. They both refer to the history, heritage and […] more

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CLEVELAND IRONSTONE MINING MUSEUM

On Saturday 20th April  Skinningrove History Group gave a presentation at the mining museum.  Its’ subject  ” History of Skinningrove”. The talk included extracts and readings from a variety of books on North East England, and several early ordnance maps. There were also readings from various  fictional works that were based on this area. Stan Binks,  a local artist exhibited […] more

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Heritage Open Days 2012

Heritage Open Days is an annual programme of events supported nationally by English Heritage; Skinningrove History Group was pleased to take part in 2012 with walks on 6th and 7th September led by members of the group. 18 people took part in the walks that covered part of Skinningrove Valley Trail and included visits to […] more

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Skinningrove in the 1950s

The following is a draft list of shops and other public places in Skinningrove in the 1950s. This is a work in progress and any additions or corrections to this information that you can provide will be very welcome. We will acknowledge your contribution if you wish. SHOPS and TRADES HUTTON STREET Arthur Dart                               Grocer Nixons                                       General […] more

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Skinningrove in the 1950s

  The history group is collecting material that relates to life in Skinningrove in the 1950s. This is an important decade nationally as the country was recovering from World War Two and looking ahead to a safer and more prosperous future. It was also significant locally with the contraction of the ironstone mining industry; people […] more

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