Cheapside/New Street: Duke of York & charabanc


The Booker family were important pioneers of public transport in Barnsley. Here, George Booker's charabanc is parked outside the Duke of York Hotel in about 1910;ithe landlord was Harry Nixon Booker (1909-10). Note the impressive and weather-resisting headwear of the ladies in particular. The Duke of York was sited at the junction of New Street, whose sign can be seen.


File Number: EGT073

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