There will be the regular community groups meeting on Tuesday 3rd Jan. 8pm Golden Ball. It’s often a quiet one but the LOCAL HISTORY group have got a packed agenda –
“York 1831-1981. 150 years of scientific endeavour & social change”. Edited by C H Feinstein 1981 with useful information on:
SHEPHERDS BUILDERS. Origin 1890 at 70 Skeldergate.
THOMAS COOKE. Intrument makers
C D MILLS LTD. Flour makers Skeldergater 1860-1936.
CHAPELS & MISSIONS. Wesley Mission in Skeldergate pioneered free dinners for poor children 1907 suplying 10,000 meals.
ST MARY BISHOPHILL SENIOR. Causes of decline.
BISHOPHILL BRITISH GIRLS SCHOOL. Established 1813 opposite Golden Ball.

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