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History

Looking back: gin-fuelled seduction and the first bank holiday

Looking Back: Chaining an errant boy to a table leg

Can you identify the two tone van in Ripon Market Place?

Can you identify the two tone van in Ripon Market Place?

D&S Times advert, August 21, 1915

Giant puffball causes concern

Darlington and Stockton Times advert, August 14, 1965

Put her own son on the fire

Gilling West, near Richmond, at the head of Holmedale

Is this Gilling West in the 1950s?

D&S Times advert, August 7, 1965

Boy died after stick throwing

TEA BREAK: An old chap brings harvesters a cup of tea in front of Easby Abbey on July 10, 1962

Tea break for harvesters overlooked by Easby Abbey in 1962

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An advert from the Darlington & Stockton Times in 1965

Hunted down and hanged

CAR QUIZ: Which cars can you identify?

Can you identify these cars on Northallerton High Street in 1962?

Adverts from the D&S Times of July 24, 1915

Looking Back: how it rained on the righteous of Yorkshire

Advert from the D&S Times of July 17, 1915

A long honeymoon and a cheating one-armed bandit

FROM OUR ARCHIVE: The County Bridge at Barnard Castle

County Bridge and the enormous hulk of Ullathorne's Mill

Advert from the D&S Times of July 10, 1915

How gammon and rabbits became election issues

LOOKING BACK: Muker

Straw beck under Muker Bridge

An advert from July 3, 1915

Looking Back: Underhand tactics in North Riding election

NON-STARTER: Bo-Bo No 13 being built in the North Road works in Darlington in 1919

Of Bo-Bos and fancy bridges

WHAT CAR? Stokesley town hall in December 1962. How about identifying the car with the rounded back parked over the gutter – registration BXG 913

Can you identify this car from Stokesley in 1962?

EDWARDIAN: Piercebridge station about 100 years ago. Picture courtesy of Mike Stow of Gainford

All aboard for Piercebridge

Bedale, January 18, 1957

Bedale: A quiet day on the cobbles

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FROM OUR ARCHIVE: This wonderful picture of a stock gift sale was taken on Reeth green on September 30, 1960. All proceeds from the auction went to the Reeth Methodist Manse Renovation Fund

Stock gift sale in 1960s Reeth

SAUCY ADVERT: From the Darlington and Stockton Times of June 12, 1915

Looking Back: Cricket, drunks and headlice

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FROM THE ARCHIVE: A wonderful old picture of Richmond Castle from Millgate. It isn't dated, but we guess that it was taken in the 1930s

From the archive: Richmond in the 1930s

Advert from the Darlington and Stockton Times of June 19, 1965

Looking Back: 1865 – Murder in Barnard Castle

BRITISH STEEL GALA 1987: Children from Beech Grove School, in South Bank, on their float depicting The Jungle Book

British Steel Gala, Redcar, 1987

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Headline news from 50, 100 and 150 years ago

Advertisements from the D&S Times of 50 years ago

Headline news from 50, 100 and 150 years ago

FROM OUR ARCHIVE: A busy scene in Darlington's Victorian covered market hall in March 1964. The butcher is selling cuts from prize-winning beasts but health and hygiene standards were clearly not as strict back then.

Darlington, 1964

Advertisements from the D&S Times of 50 years ago

Headline news from 150, 100 and 50 years ago

Guisborough, 1993

Guisborough, 1993

Darlington, 1991

Darlington, 1991

Advertisements from the D&S Times of 50 years ago

Headline news from 50, 100 and 150 years ago

Croft-on-Tees, 1968

Croft-on-Tees, 1968

Advertisements from the D&S Times of 50 years ago

Headline news from 150, 100 and 50 years ago

Advertisements from the D&S Times of 50 years ago

Headline news from 150, 100 and 50 years ago

Thirsk, 1965

Thirsk, 1965

Sedgefield, 1969

Sedgefield, 1969

Advertisement from the D&S Times of 50 years ago

Headline news from 150, 100 and 50 years ago

Whorlton Lido, 1991

Whorlton Lido, 1991

Advertisements from the D&S Times 100 and 50 years ago

Headline news from 150, 100 and 50 years ago

FROM OUR ARCHIVE: Edward Jones was the man in charge of Gisborough Priory in Guisborough in this 1969 picture. When Mr Jones had time off – Saturday and a half-day on Wednesday – or went on holiday his assistant took over. That was his wife, Edith. Th

Guisborough 1969

Advertisement from the D&S Times 50 years ago

Desperate to serve King and Country

Advertisements from the D&S Times of 50 years ago

Headlines from 150, 100 and 50 years ago

Catterick, 1986

Catterick, 1986

First birthday of Saltburn Smugglers Centre, 1993

Saltburn, 1993

Barnard Castle, 1987

Barnard Castle, 1987

Advertisements from the D&S Times 100 years ago

Looking Back: Headlines from 150, 100 and 50 years ago

Advertisements from the D&S Times 50 years ago

Headline news from 150, 100 and 50 years ago

Guisborough, 1987

Guisborough, 1987

Yarm Fair, October 1987

Yarm, 1987

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