Welcome to Harrogate People and Places.
This is a site which will be looking at the people, buildings
and events that have helped to develop Harrogate as we know it today
...... and here are some of those people.
This site consists mainly of a
collection of extracts from the Harrogate newspapers and many
This is not really the place to be if you
want a history lesson about Harrogate - This has been more than
adequately done in several
publications which can be easily obtained, but I am including large
extracts about Harrogate and its waters from some of the books
in my collection.
You are welcome to use any of the material on this site for your own personal local/family history projects. An
acknowledgement of its source would be appreciated. Also a link to this
site would be nice. Any additions and/or corrections to the material are
I am keen to add a collection of personal recollections and potted
family histories - If you wish to contribute to this then please
contact me. As at 10th December 2005 only one person has done this !
Initially there will only be material relating to people prior to 1900, but no earlier than 1704, and
as the site builds up I will be adding additional material on buildings
If you do find family material on my site then please do
tell me about it, for it will surely encourage me to continue
adding new material.
Finally - If there is anything you
would like to see on this site then please contact me.
Thank you for visiting and ... enjoy!