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These are archive PDF files of some of the stories about Barton and its people which have been ( or still are ) on this WEB site.

Some are from past issues of the Bartonian and others have been collected from many sources.

Church School Newsletters as pdf files

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The Other Humber Bridge 178kb's


A story from the Bartonian magazine about the bridge over the River Humber which was proposed in the early part of the 20th Century

Pilot Officer Thomas George Cottier
RCAF
13kb's

A story from the Bartonian about a Canadian who served here in the second world war and is buried in Barton Cemetery

Hilda Atkinson 48kb's

A story from the Bartonian about this Barton lady who was a prisoner in Germany in W.W.II.

Star Cinema 21kb's

A story from Tom Barker who now lives in Australia.
The Start Cinema was on Fleetgate.

Reads Island 74kb's

A look at the history of Reads Island from its birth to present day. The island is in the River Humber near to
South Ferriby

The Coastguard Station at Barton 176kb's

The story of this station from the 1800 to its close in the late 1920's

The Printers in Barton 154kb's

The story of the print works in Barton from the
mid 1800 to Barry Newton today

A Story of Barton in 1936 11kb's

Another story from Tom Barker about life in Barton in the 1930's

AMY HOWSON 80kb's

This is the history of the Humber Sloop " Amy Howson" which worked out of Barton and is now owned and run by the Humber Sloop and Keel Preservation Society.

Comrade 80kb's

The history of the Humber Keel " Comrade ". Another vessel with a Barton connection run by the Humber Sloop and Keel Preservation Society and kept at South Ferriby

BARTON STREET GUIDE 67kb's

This is directions from the Market Place to all the streets in Barton.

GEORGIAN WALK OF BARTON 136kb's

A virtual walk around the centre of Barton with thumb nail photos.

VICTORIAN WALK OF BARTON 127kb's

A virtual walk around the centre of Barton with thumb nail photos.

Last Train From Grimsby 26kb's

Another story from Tom Barker about life and around in Barton in the 1930's

What About The Haven 8.4kb's

Stary about the Waterside Road area of Barton in the 1940's. This comes from an edition of the Bartonian and was written by Victor Thompson.

Who was Thos Ellerby of Barton 21.7kb's

An article from the Bartonian about the Elleby's of Bartin in 1809 and their role within the town.

The Civil Cemetery In Barton upon Humber 450kb's

A study in landscape history and ecological impact taken from the Barton upon Humber Civic Society newsletter 2002. The study is written by Richard Clarke the societies Vice Chairman

1891 Census for Queen Street, Barton 26kb's

Information taken from the 1891 census return. This article by Neil Jacques was taken from the Barton Civic Society Newsletter of 2002

Maltby Lane 4.5kb's

A short story from Maurice Willis about his life as a boy on Maltby Lane

A Priest Hole or Not 102kb's

A story from Brian Moss who was at school in Baysgarth House and is sure there is a priest hole in the house.

A Childhood in Barton in the Nineteen Sixties
200kb's

A story from the Barton Civic Society Newsletter of 2002 about the chairmans recolections from his childhood in Barton.

The Butchery 12kb's

Another story from that ex Bartonian Tom Barker . This one about the butchery off the Market Place

The Banks of the River Humber

Another story from Tom Barker about the Bank of the River Humber between Barton and New Holland

Barton Gramar Scholl Reunion
lass of 1963

Picture and write-up of the reunion held in 2003

Traffic Congestion, Fitness and Mrs. Brown

A story from Nigel Land about cycling in the very early 1900s. Story appeared in the November'03 issue of the Bartonian

Ships That Pass In The Night

A story from the Bartonian July04 about war time memories

Barton Ambulance Service

A story from the Bartonian July04 about the ambulance service in Barton over the last century.
Written by John Pullen

THE ORIGIN OF BARTON’S CYCLING CLUB(S) 389kb's
A story from the Bartonian November 04 about the origins of the cycle clubs in Barton
Written by Nigel Land

The National and Infant Schools

Story of the schools in Barton with an emphasis on the old Church School. Article from the Friends of "Queen Street School"

History of Queen Street and the School

Article from the Friends of "Queen Street School"

Hot Cakes and Treacle

Article from the Bartonian by Charles Watkinson

Barton Novelists

A Piece from the Bartonian from the Civic Society

Attempted Murder in Barton

Article from the Bartonian by Charles Watkinson

Henry Weston Alcock

A story about this gentleman who owned a tile works in the town
By. Don Alcock

Gran's Rabbit Pies

Article from the Bartonian April'06 by Charles Watkinson

Barton Beck

Article by Terry Clipson

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