Person

Connection

Year/s

Description

Elizabeth Davis Bancroft

Arrived at the station during
a visit
to Lady Carlisle at
Castle Howard

1848

Letter

William Robinson

Told by grand daughter
Jackie Wells (nee Robinson)

Worked at the station as a porter

1900 c to 1918

Written account

William Robinson

Herbert Hartley

Worked at the station

1918 to 1933

Newspaper article

Herbert Hartley

Derek Kirkpatrick

Lived at the station

1934 to 1944

Interview

Derek Kirkpatrick

Norman West

Lived between the station
and Crambeck

1937 to 1955

Written account

Norman West

Keith Hatfield

Lived at the railway workers cottages at Crambeck

1940 c to 1955

Written account

Miss Joan Elgey

Lived at the station

1944 to 1947

Written account

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Val Hazel

Lived at Quarry Cottages
Castle Howard Station Road
and later at Crambeck

1944 to 1955

Written account

Val Hazel

     

Richard Alder

Holiday at the station

1958

Written account

Richard Alder

Castle Howard Station is more than a building – it’s the connection with people that really brings the history to life. The following articles and personal accounts have been gathered and recorded here to paint a fascinating picture of yesteryear.

We are keen to uncover and publish more stories associated with the station and the immediate area. From the perspective of a passenger simply passing through to a long-time local resident, if you or a ancestor have a connection with this topic please write or e-mail and tell us more.

We are very grateful to everyone who has contributed to this page.

Person

Connection

Year/s

Description

Elizabeth Davis Bancroft

Arrived at the station during
a visit
to Lady Carlisle at
Castle Howard

1848

Letter

William Robinson


Told by grand daughter
Jackie Wells (nee Robinson)

Worked at the station
as a porter

1900 c to 1918

Written account

William Robinson

Herbert Hartley

Worked at the station

1918 to 1933

Newspaper article

Herbert Hartley

Derek Kirkpatrick

Lived at the station

1934 to 1944

Interview

Derek Kirkpatrick

Norman West

Lived between the station
and Crambeck

1937 to 1955

Written account

Norman West

Keith Hatfield

Lived at the railway workers cottages at Crambeck

1940 c to 1955

Written account

Miss Joan Elgey

Lived at the station

1944 to 1947

Written account

Joan Elgey

Val Hazel

Lived at Quarry Cottages
Castle Howard Station Road
and later at Crambeck

1944 to 1955

Written account

Val Hazel

Vera Robinson MBE

Holiday at the station

1950's

Written account

Vera Robinson MBE

Richard Alder

Holiday at the station

1958

Written account

Richard Alder

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