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Hi Driffield Ilived in Driffield from 1982 to 1989 when I left to go and live in sunny spain where I have been for the last 17 years Uhhh (nee robinson) I loved living in Driffield they were the best years of my life and I have very fond memories of Driff School, trying to remember some names Wendy Holmes Camila Soden and her sister Simon Cludley Shaun Wallace Dave Wallace and not forgetting my brother Sean Robisnon!! We had many a happy nite in The Ferret and Sprout and the Bell, the Boxing Day bash was great ( but now looking back very corne!)Anyway would love to hear from anyone of that time. If I had to leave sunny spain I would definately go back to that area, i wonder what my two children would think of it!!! Adios amigos perdidos.
KIMBERLY OLSSON
Torrevieja, , Spain
- Sunday, April 23, 2006 at (GMT Daylight Time)
hi all more taxis driffiled in
paulmartin
driffiled., eastyourkshire
- Monday, April 10, 2006 at (GMT Daylight Time)
Hello there everyone, So how yer keepin'? I left Driff nine years ago now, to find work.I got as far as Hull and settled by the North sea. It's much colder living here than back in my hometown but the locals are friendly and the pubs are always warm and welcoming. I had some great nights out in Driff between 1985 and 1997.Some good laughs and some bad hangovers! I feel a Kinks song coming on or for younger readers a Kirsty MacColl number-'Thankyou for the days,those endless days,those sacred days you gave me,I'm thinking of the days,I won't forget a single day [believe me].Days I remember all my life,days when you can't see wrong from right' I'm still following the famous Leeds United but as the years have passed by the boddy can't withstand the drink as much so I lead a sober existence these days.It's good,life is good. So to everybody in Driff take it easy and good health to you all.
Bonzo [David Boddy]
UK
- Wednesday, March 29, 2006 at (GMT Daylight Time)
I was stationed at Alamein Barracks - 32 (JL) Squadron, Royal Corps of Transport back in 1978 (April to Novemeber)while I did driver training at the ASMT in Beverly. That was a long time ago when I was very young. Used to buzz about the countryside in a red Honda CJ250T, until I got caught out of camp after the curfew time, when I had to get it off camp (back to my home town hereford) for a while. Used to date a local lass for a while, but the years have flown by and my memory chips storing that era aren't as reliable as they used to be, so I apologise for forgetting her name! Doubt if anyone remembers me, but if you do drop me a line at daveytasker@hotmail.com. Nostalgia just isn't what it used to be!
dave tasker
Belize City, Belize
- Thursday, February 16, 2006 at (GMT Standard Time)

Hi I'm trying to find photos, information and cemetery information and transcripts for Kilham nr Driffield..my father was born there in 1928, i believe my great grandfather James Henry Dingle is buried at Kilham cemetery... Thx Jo
Jo H
Melbourne, australia
- Saturday, February 11, 2006 at (GMT Standard Time)
From what I've been reading Driffield has changed quite a bit. Left Driffield in 1987 to live in Toronto Canada. Been home a few times, though not recently. Been reading this website.......... what's with all the drug talk? I thankfully never experienced that when I lived there! Loved my years in Driffield, especially the Full Measure and Rugby Club! Hello to anybody that remembers me..... think of you all with fond memories. Anybody visiting Canada? Please drop me a line and lets hook up. Would love a Friday or Saturday night out in Driffield one day in the future but this website has scarred me!! Hoping Driffield hasnt changed all that much?? Bye............................Lynne Cheetham
Lynne Butler (CHEETHAM)
Barrie, CANADA
- Thursday, January 19, 2006 at (GMT Standard Time)
I MOVED TO CALIFORNIA IN 1960 AND HAVE BEEN BACK TO DRIFFIELD SEVERAL TIMES SINCE THEN, THE LATEST TRIP BEING ABOUT 4 YRS AGO. I REALLY ENJOY LOOKING AT THIS SITE. SO ANN CLARK [SCOTT] IF YOU READ THIS I WOULD LIKE TO HEAR FROM YOU. I WENT TO BRID HIGH SCHOOL WITH YOU AND REMEMBER A LITTLE DOG YOU HAD- MY E-MAIL ADDRESS IS crftydott@aol.com. I AM PLANNING TO VISIT DRIFFIELD LATER THIS YEAR WITH MY DAUGHTER AND TWO OF MY GRANDCHILDREN, AND I AM REALLY LOOKING FORWARD TO SEEING DRIFFIELD AGAIN. DOTTIE.
DOTTIE HEWITT
BURBANK, CALIFORNIA USA
- Monday, January 16, 2006 at (GMT Standard Time)
Ive lived here for 5 years and everybody gets stoned in the parks horse shed bell mills kevs house cattle market room/shed school everywhere and it sucks, but driff is a nice town apart from the chavs drug dealers messin it up. Includeing old people being very paranoid over nothing. Driffield is cheesy chips with garlic source from marios.
Slayer
Driffield, England,
- Thursday, January 12, 2006 at (GMT Standard Time)
JUST WANTED TO WISH ALL MY FRIENDS IN DRIFFIELD A HAPPY NEW YEAR AND TO SAY WHEN ARE YOU GONNA COME VISIT??????? HA HA HA
sarah mowforth
alhaurin el grande, spain
- Monday, January 02, 2006 at (GMT Standard Time)
Great, interesting site. My Brother lives in Driffield its a smashing place, going over there tomorrow to see the new year in . keep up the good work. Pam
Pam Bardy
YORK, NORTH YORKSHIRE
- Friday, December 30, 2005 at (GMT Standard Time)

 

This is the Driffield I recall: Sniffle windy between the pipe scope diluted on song with single malt and sherbert lovelies. Snoogling gregariously, Uncle Lush drinks fire and breathes smoke, jabbering tales of slattern wenches and muddy studs. Greetings and slide away the polished floors. Fight - nay, joyously spread copious cheer until darkness closes the clanging gates of iron. Yet glass appears clear but is hard and formed of violent heat. Now dream, and let these thoughts waft between the silences behind your eyes.
dugfel porterhouse
snipe,

- Tuesday, November 01, 2005 at (GMT Standard Time)
Big Jim, your friends must find you rivetting company.
local
driffield, England
- Monday, October 31, 2005 at (GMT Standard Time)
The sentence in the description of Wetwang is not grammatically correct: Named after the black swans on the pond is a Black Swan Public Houses and also The Victoria Inn and Restaurant. Nor does it sound very interesting, but that is probably because it isn't...
Big Jim
Les Moutiers en Retz, France
- Saturday, October 29, 2005 at (GMT Daylight Time)
I am appealing for Information on behalf of A Friend, who was born in DRIFFIELD on the 8th May 1942---the Address she has on her Birth Certificate is 28 CHURCH STREET--DRIFFIELD--also an Address that she has is-7 PARADISE ROW--DRIFFIELD-Her Mothers Name- -OLIVE CARDER--the name of her Father (not correct!!)JAMES CARDER--also known in the Surname of ELLIOTT. We believe that this was his real Surname--After her birth she was placed in Dr Barnados--She Has made a Wonderful Life for Herself--despite being orphaned....She does not reside in the UK--MY APPEAL--Are there any Relatives of OLIVE CARDER Still Living in DRIFFIELD??--All this Lady would like to know are--Any Photos of Her as a Baby--Photo of Her Mother--maybe Her Father-- She would Love to Know How Much She weighed when Born--I Ask You to Respond with just a WEE bit of Information--Her Name Is MANDY CARDER all she seeks??-A few details of her Birth--NOT MUCH TO ASK FOR--That Is All She Requires--Many Thanks--G.R.Young One of her many friends
George Young
Shewffield, ENGLAND
- Tuesday, October 25, 2005 at (GMT Daylight Time)
I am 40 years old i love sweeming music and travel
Mokhtar A kilani
Tripoli, Libya
- Monday, October 24, 2005 at (GMT Daylight Time)
Hi hunters! This site for you! All for a successful hunt! Now! http://www.hunter-online-store.info
Silko
New York, united states
- Saturday, October 22, 2005 at (GMT Daylight Time)
Hi to any one who might remember me I went to Cross Hill 1995ish Kate bryan Stacey Alison Charile Sison Zoe Spencer are some of the names I remember Well we are now in our last year of school so I wish you all luck. Where have the years gone? I now live in Cumbria but still miss Driff .
vicky shaw
- Friday, October 21, 2005 at (GMT Daylight Time)
Hallo! I'm going to work to Driffield on November. It will be my first visit in Great Britain. I hope that everything will be ok. Best regards to everybody who are reading it.
Rafael
nowe miasto, poland
- Thursday, October 13, 2005 at (GMT Daylight Time)
great town had lovely romantic weekend there, really do recommend driffield for a short break x the best western hotel is lovely and so are the people. two relaxed and happy men!!!!!
Martin & Darren
Shelley/ Huddersfield, UK
- Friday, September 23, 2005 at (GMT Daylight Time)
I was stationed at driffield in 1979. I knew two people that would be nice to contact again just to see how they are getting on, I must be getting sentimaental in my old age!! they were Sue Purvis and Debbie Arundle, they were both really smashing girls and it would be nice to know if they are both well and happy......
patrick
milton keynes,
- Monday, September 19, 2005 at (GMT Daylight Time)
Hi there, my name is Sarah Wilson (mother Mary Hammond and father Mike Wilson) and I was born in Yorkshire, but left when I was 2 years old. I have alot of family still living over there - either by the name Wilson or Hammond. My mum, my brother and our families are coming over for a visit in 2007. If you think you are related to me, please eMail me. Cheers
Sarah Wilson
Auckland, New Zealand
- Tuesday, September 13, 2005 at (GMT Daylight Time)
What a wonderful find this website is!! I lived in Driffield, Wansford Road beween 1946 and 1968 when I went off to get married and live in Sheffield. My parents were Enid and Brian Burks..... anyone remember me or them? I had a great childhood and teenage years in Driff... well looking back they were great years altho at the time we all moaned about there being nothing for teenagers to do! Dances on Saturdays at the Sec school and then the "Bohemia" club!!! There was a local band called "The Syndicate 5"..... but the only member of the band I can remember by name is Tal Taylor! All the girls were nuts about him!!! I can be contacted at rosemary1411@btinternet.com
Rosemary Graham (nee Burks)
London, UK
- Monday, August 29, 2005 at (GMT Daylight Time)
This site brings back memories of my visit in 1993. My family came from the area ( Lockington ) and migrated to Australia in 1860. Family members still live in the area. If any one reading this message knows John Dossor ( I think he is still active with the Cricket Club ) tell him that Max, Eric and families say "G'day". We still hope to make another visit some day.
Max Dosser
64 Johnson Drive, FERNTREE GULLY 3156, AUSTRALIA
- Thursday, June 23, 2005 at (GMT Daylight Time)
came to see some family back in me home town, and its not changed at all. i use to show me sister where me dad taught me to play fooball, and where i first got noticed by sheffield united and everything, pleased me home towns not got worse.
Lee Morris
Leicester, England
- Saturday, June 04, 2005 at (GMT Daylight Time)
If anyone remembers me from Willerby or Kirkella or Beverley Gramer (yes it was that sort of School then) School, it would be nice to hear from you. Was a Physiotherapist for 26 years in Perth, Western Australia and Cairns, Queensland; and now living in Tropical North Queensland, Australia running a Tropical Fruit Winery.
Tony Woodall
Mossman Queensland 4873, Australia
- Monday, May 23, 2005 at (GMT Daylight Time)
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melvin Levey
Beeston, Nottinghamshire
- Saturday, May 21, 2005 at (GMT Daylight Time)
to all my old mates in driff or anyone that can help i had my phone stolen and have no way of retreiving lost phone numbers ally rawsthorne, jamie long ,heidi greenly ,donna benson,hayley watson if anyone can help me get in touch with them ive been in spain for two years now and im desperate to get in touch with them all my email address is sarah@barbarbar.zzn.com thankyou very much and i miss driffield a lot hows hooters and mavericks if anyone wants to e mail me feel free from sarax
sarah mowforth
alhaurin el grande, spain
- Friday, May 20, 2005 at (GMT Daylight Time)
just heard about your website..interesting in seeing some of the pictures
Ivanov
New York, USA
- Sunday, May 15, 2005 at (GMT Daylight Time)
Hi, I am wondering if anyone remembers my birth parents JAMES ELLIOTT and OLIVE CARDER, jAMES was in the Royal Engineers, they lived at #7 Paradise Row Driffield. Please contact me if you do, Thanks Mandy
Mandy Carder
Canada
- Friday, May 13, 2005 at (GMT Daylight Time)
very nice town.hope one day i will visit you.also id like to meet my good old friend Leane again. Dushka xx
dushka stoikovich
novi sad, serbia
- Wednesday, April 27, 2005 at (GMT Daylight Time)
I LOVE DRUFFLE MORE THAN A MEXICAN CHIMP
Adam Anderson
Shuffle, UK
- Wednesday, April 20, 2005 at (GMT Daylight Time)
Hi trying to trace the family who were landlord/lady licensee at the BLACK Bull INN, Driffield from the 1970's with the name Margaret Fowler as want to get in touch with her daughter who was in the army Kathleen Walsh who joined up in the summer of 1971! a long shot but you never know! cheers contact maza_700@fsmail.net
M Lamb
Newcastle, UK
- Wednesday, April 20, 2005 at (GMT Daylight Time)
I remember York Road.
Hospidar
Kelk-under-Chalfont, Camberwick Green
- Monday, April 11, 2005 at (GMT Daylight Time)
Great site, just what I needed before coming for a visit.
Brian Tawn
Tyne and Wear, UK
- Friday, April 08, 2005 at (GMT Daylight Time)
Rip mavericks. Long live the rink
jodie
driffield,
- Saturday, April 02, 2005 at (GMT Daylight Time)
Great Site! Keep up the good work!
John
Houston, USA
- Monday, March 28, 2005 at (GMT Daylight Time)
From memory I think that we concluded that the log in which I found the point at Gransmoor was too badly deformed to be sure of specific ident. Different authorities gave tentative idents of Sorbus and Betula. There was evidence of local birch scrub from the rest of the MF and pollen assemblage, while there was little evidence of mountain ash. Best wishes, Charles
Charles Sheldrick
- Wednesday, March 16, 2005 at (GMT Standard Time)
I was evacuated to Nafferton in 1939. I attended the church school at the top of the village and since having a stroke I can't think what it was called. I would appreciate it if there was someone who could remember the name and e-mail me to let me know. I have fond memories of Nafferton and Mr&Mrs; Panky Headmaster & eacher of the School. I also remember Miss Coward a former teacher from Sunderland who also taught in the church school. I was billited to Mr & Mrs Thorton who owned the fish shop Westgate ( I think ) . It would be great if there was anyone who remembers being in Nafferton. I am 73 and really don't expect to find many people from that time but it would be nice to catch up on old times.
Tommy Morrison
Nafferton, Nr Driffield, UK
- Friday, March 11, 2005 at (GMT Standard Time)
My mother was living in Driffield about 1906 to 1910 Her name was Hilda Oakes. Are there any Oakes still around today, in that area?
Tony Draper
Wimborne, Dorset,
- Monday, March 07, 2005 at (GMT Standard Time)
Well now! I signed in before and never realised what had gone before in the guest book............ I am very happy to hear that Drif' is on the marijuana map. I can't tell you of the great times I had down there on old Mary Jane Superweed. We were a motley crew of lads all very different but the dope got us together. Driffield back then suffered from a serious case of the small town mentality. It may still I haven't seen any of the real Driffield for years. To know Driffield you must frequent all her boozers regularly for about a year! That is her main artery, the lifeblood of the town courses through those hallowed drinking halls. Who is top dog? Who is sleeping with who? What the council are planning? Are the coppers bent? Who does the dealing of cigs and stuff? Well if you must ask then you need to listen to the chat in the bars. I am delighted that the old town has a website. I look upon Driffield with love and nostalgia and have some very fond memories of the place but there I learned some very important lessons about life and people. People are basically shallow and selfish and life is not in any way what you make it but is infact a series of huge disappointments that you must live with either in or out of Driffield. If I didn't know better I would say the place had some kind of unique cosmic signature that is reaching out to all those who have passed through her streets. To this day I love Driffield and will always for one reason... it was home for many many years. Went to Cross hill Infants, Brid Road Juniors. Manorfield seniors... Had me first spliff at 36 Beverly road (LONDESBOROUGH TERRACE) worked at Cindico and then at college. loved Drif' hated Drif' left Drif' still love Drif'
MIKEY
NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, UK
- Saturday, February 26, 2005 at (GMT Standard Time)
HELLO DRIFFIELD I GREW UP THERE 1965-1988 LEFT FOR NEWCASTLE FAMILY STILL THERE FOND MEMORIES OF OUR LITTLE TOWN.
MICHAEL MCBRIDE
NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, UK
- Saturday, February 26, 2005 at (GMT Standard Time)
Lovely site, very informative...all being well I hope to do a House Exchange to a village nearby in the next 4 months. Have had lots of fun reading and searching all different things on here, thanks to you all for a wonderful time, keep up the good work.
Susan
Durham, UK
- Monday, February 21, 2005 at (GMT Standard Time)
excellent site well done!
greengrass
beverley, England
- Friday, February 18, 2005 at (GMT Standard Time)
You're website looks very good, it was a pleasure to be on you're. Keep on the good work :-)
sammi kelly
NY, USA
- Wednesday, February 16, 2005 at (GMT Standard Time)
Wondering if anyone can help! I am looking for two friends who used to live in Driffield. I have no idea where they are and am sad that we ever lost touch. Their names are Jo Claxton and Emma Gill.. any help would be great! Thanks! Tracy
Tracy Jackson
Boston, MA, USA
- Wednesday, February 09, 2005 at (GMT Standard Time)
A friend of mine told me about this place. I love it. I will recommend you to all my friends. See you again next time I surf around.
Bert
- Wednesday, February 09, 2005 at (GMT Standard Time)
Great set of archaeological articles: will help in my H & A course at Leeds CED. Interested in any marine archaeology of Ravenser Odd, and correlation of the depopulation of the Upper Wolds post-conquest through evidence of conflict/battles (Weapons/Skeletons etc)
Chris Penrose
Lincoln Green, Leeds, England
- Saturday, February 05, 2005 at (GMT Standard Time)
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apapa, niger
- Friday, February 04, 2005 at (GMT Standard Time)
Day for day I surf around in net to meet interesting people and international places. It's great to see that it really works.
Jan
- Thursday, January 27, 2005 at (GMT Standard Time)
Repairs complete! Guestbook back online!
Michael
Driffield, East Yorkshire
- Tuesday, January 25, 2005 at (GMT Standard Time)
Test OK.
Michael
Driffield, East Yorkshire
- Tuesday, January 25, 2005 at (GMT Standard Time)
Hello everybody

this is a very long shot but I am currenly compiling my family tree and am trying to find details of my great grandmother and her parents. The only details I have are that My great grandmothers name was/is
Doris Greenly or Greenley (still unsure of correct spelling!) and that
She was born in nafferton in 1927 where her father worked as a farmer.

If anyone has any suggestions as to where I could find anymore information it would be greatly appreciated as I am having real difficulty,

Thank you very much for your time

Kind Regards

Caoimhe McQueen

caoimhe mcqueen
london, england - Friday, October 22, 2004 at 11:56:08 (BST)


Hi great web site. How are you Maria Rayner. ( Maria Jane Giacani ) ?


Hope you are well and settling in to your home in this great town. See you very very soon. From your loving brother Rico.

XXXXXXXXXXXX

Enrico Giacani
Hull, - Friday, October 22, 2004 at 02:38:47 (BST)
To maggie looking for andrew sedman,
I worked with him in brisbane, think he is still there. He has 4 great kids and only man i know who stillholds his wifes hand when they go out. lovely people. hope you find them

john
- Tuesday, October 12, 2004 at 13:23:08 (BST)


Does anyone know of a contact telephone/email of Yorkshire Ladders in Driffield? If so would appreciate a response on here please.
Thanks

Old Robbo
Sunny Scunny, Lincs - Sunday, October 10, 2004 at 21:44:59 (BST)


Stilll living in Driffield I went to Cross hill school, Driffield juniors school and senior school up to 1998
PAUL GLADSTONE
driffield., england - Sunday, October 10, 2004 at 19:22:41 (BST)


nice site i was born in sledmere 1949
frank
pontypridd, uk - Saturday, October 09, 2004 at 21:14:04 (BST)



I was in the Army, and did my training in Driffield.
While I was there I met a Fantastic girl who I fell madly in love with. Ufortunatly things did not work out, But after nearly 30 years we have met again and the spark is still there. I loved my time in Driffield and have been back over the years, mainly to deliver to the Wm Low supermarket that has now gone.
Great site,will visit again.

Stephen
England - Sunday, September 26, 2004 at 09:15:14 (BST)


I LOVE YOUR SITE. I DEY HERE FOR YOU KAMPWE
SANKA JOB MAN
KOLME, TG - Tuesday, September 21, 2004 at 22:48:28 (BST)


Very nice and interesting sites.
Doro
NL - Friday, September 17, 2004 at 06:50:40 (BST)



Looking for anyone doing family history with the name(s) ABRAM, ABRAHAMS around the NAFFERTON / DRIFFIELD areas in the period 1860 - 1880s. A Wiliam ABRAM (ABRAHAMS) married a Elizabeth BLANSHARD believed to be from the HUMMANBY area both born around 1828. Daughter Edith was born 17 Jul 1870 NAFFERTON.
tony
exeter, uk - Sunday, September 12, 2004 at 15:22:40 (BST)


Cool site
Ricardo Cabeza
- Sunday, September 12, 2004 at 01:46:32 (BST)


The unfortunate thing is this my friends, as i stroll through the streets, which glisten almost like they are paved with gold, and assess the state that my town, my home and the earth to which i shall return has henceforth taken on i can't help but feel small pangs of pride. they started their incessant nagging but days ago and they won't leave me alone. like an almost religious revelation, i have seen that this old town, like the decks of the albion and all who sail on her, ain't so bad. each spiteful word that flowed from my mouth and still does flow from the mouths of the uneducated stabs like a needle in my spinal column. let us not forget that the fabled potheads and drunks, the much maligned, the often dispised, those constantly frowned upon, are the very folk, the intricate weaving of the expensive corduroy or fabric, that create our highly valued society. ask not what your town can do for you, but what you can do for your town! man the battlements, load the arsenal! one day my brothers and sisters, all of this will be but a memory in the misty mind of the last one of us alive, but until that day we'll always have each other. i love you all. The Tillerhand x
The tillerhand of the Albion
Suburbia, UK - Friday, September 10, 2004 at 23:02:21 (BST)


Just passin through.
Commrade Red
USA - Friday, September 10, 2004 at 21:12:20 (BST)


I've lived in Driff for 2 years and no one knows who I am, I managed to avoid it!!

On another note anyone work in Hornsea? I start work there on monday and I'm stuck for a lift!

Katie
Driffield, - Friday, September 03, 2004 at 15:47:23 (BST)


Hi there, I am coming to Driffield shortly, I did live there many moons ago but was only 8 when I left and really can't remember any hotels/bed and breakfasts - any suggestions?
J Thomson
Aberdeen, Scotland - Tuesday, August 31, 2004 at 16:07:36 (BST)


i once lived in driffield and & since i left i have been finding it difficult to keep in touch with lost friends as i dont have there addresses, we lived in lockwood st#28 i have been trying to find some people i knew also in lockwood st his name was chris banks we had a rock group together we used to practice in the old school little driffield. we were called strike 6 also i'm trying to contact a anne dinsdale & a margaret butler if you can help with any of these people plz my telephone no is 01733769638 you can passit on to any one who remembers me thank you i was impressed by the articles on driffield and the surrounding villages i am also on msn messenger using the above e-mail please let me know your name so i can thank you for your time & efforts regards Robinjones
Robin Wayne Jones
peterborough cambs, england - Sunday, August 29, 2004 at 20:04:07 (BST)


Message for Keira,

If youd lived here as long as I have youd know there was no such thing as a lovely driffield boy. They all have their heads up their own arses, or they're potheads and petty criminals

bodie rah
- Tuesday, August 24, 2004 at 13:48:50 (BST)


impressed
leroy wang
Portales, usa - Saturday, August 21, 2004 at 15:42:33 (BST)


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JOHN BARROW
LEICESTER, ENGLAND - Friday, August 20, 2004 at 14:15:59 (BST)


Hello you two,
Bet this has shocked the bollys off ya !
The world wide web is a wonderful thing .
We miss you both and can't wait to see you.
I hope no one in Driffield knows who you are Mr.Chunky. Ooops , did I give it away there?
Ok enough now , we hear you say, you've managed to out do us on this round and the gloves are most definately off !!
Goodbye dear Driffield , keep the canal flowing , the beer cold and the women disease free !!
Love Keira and Hannah x x

Hannah and Keira
Darn Sarf innit !, England - Thursday, August 19, 2004 at 20:09:00 (BST)


Hello lovely people of Driffield,
I'm coming up very soon to visit and to get totally bladdered in your pubs.
I know one of your local men and he's lovely and he's all mine !!
Keira x

Keira
Pinner, England - Thursday, August 19, 2004 at 18:04:48 (BST)


I am looking for anyone who knows anything about John Henry Wilks, (my grandfather) and the lady he married Margaret Bradley - or Broadley (my grandmother) , - John Henry worked at Sledmere House and was a Wagoners Reserve,he possibly arrived around 1910, he married Margaret in 1912 in Driffield, he himself came from Oxford. then from 1914 he was in the grear war. Anything that anyone could give us, would be wonderful and gratefully appreciated.
I'm looking forward to visiting Sledmere House in the very near future. Thanks very much.
Fred Wilson

Fred Wilson
Peterborough, U.K. - Tuesday, August 17, 2004 at 11:45:51 (BST)


Hi I am still looking for the Rodgers who lived in Nafferton, Yorkshire, also scattered around that area. I am still looking for my lost brother and sister. John and Judith, I think they went to live in Sheffield. Their mum was Matilda Mycock she married my Dad Norman Jeffery Rodgers.

Dad lived most of his life in Nafferton and worked for the railways as a tiler. Dad played soccor and cricket for Nafferton and was very good at it.

If anyone has any information. I would be only too happy to hear from you,...Ever in your debt....

Janet Howard (Rodgers)

Janet Howard
Adelaide, Australia - Tuesday, August 17, 2004 at 07:55:32 (BST)



Visited here last year but only briefly - the weather was hell!
Rev. Manheru
- Friday, August 13, 2004 at 19:34:48 (BST)

if any one can remember andrew naylor also known as (budgie) due to the yellow honda he used to ride around on,or if you are andy reading this ! get in touch with me please, have lost your home address and telephone number in my last house move. i know your last address was in boston usa ! cheers danny.
danny dancocks
worksop/notts, uk - Thursday, August 12, 2004 at 22:12:53 (BST)




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NEWS RELEASE


New book by tenor sax man JOHN BARROW, one of the journeymen of pop music. In a playing career spanning twenty years he has worked with world name artists including:
BOY GEORGE / CULTURE CLUB / THE FUN BOY THREE / IGGY POP / MUSICAL YOUTH / THE SWINGING LAURELS / JERRY DAMMERS / / THE CLASH / CRAZYHEAD / THE BEAUTIFUL SOUTH / BANANARAMA.
He has appeared on top-flight television and radio shows and played live in fifteen countries.
This book catalogues exhilarating highs and desolate lows with humorous anecdotes. Always on the periphery, never quite hitting the pay dirt, this is the tale of one mans quest for unlimited world-wide fame and fortune.
Order online @
TRAFFORD PUBLISHING (UK) Ltd.
MAINLINE: 01270 - 251396
ISBN 1-4120-1413-1-03-1791
http://www.trafford.com/robots/03-1791.html
also available through the search desk or browsing isles @ www.trafford.com johnbarrow@lineone.net

JOHN BARROW
LEICESTER, UK - Wednesday, August 04, 2004 at 13:46:27 (BST)


Come on all you Handley Page Hastings bods where are you all hiding?
John Cooper
- Sunday, August 01, 2004 at 20:41:28 (BST)


In answer to Norman Lowe.
Saw your message in the guestbook, remember you very well, we went to school together at the Manorfield Road County Secondary. We both boxed for the school and you sparred with Brian Kitt and I sparred with Eric Coville, there was also Chiddy Hope and Julian Noble. I still have a photograph of the team copied from the Driffield Times.
Between 1971-1973 I lived near your Mum and Dad in Westgate, my sister and your Mother were very friendly and worked at Dehursts, sewing shirts etc mainly for Marks and Spencers.
I now live in Nottinghamshire and can be contacted by Email.
jim.sharpe@ntlworld.com
NTL seem to be having some problems lately so you may have to persist.

Jim Sharpe
ex Little Driffield, England - Sunday, August 01, 2004 at 08:53:48 (BST)


Hi Norman Lowe
Yes I know you well I had your cousin Malcolm Clubbley as a school friend and courted another cousin of yours Robin Calvert. We both boxed for the school you with Brian Kitt and I with Eric Coville from Garton. I remember you moving to Canada, and knew your father and mother very well, for a while I lived just down the road from them on Westgate around 1971-1973.
You can contact me on Email (jim.sharpe@ntlworld.com) it will be good to hear from you
Jim Sharpe


Jim Sharpe
ex Little Driffield, England - Saturday, July 31, 2004 at 22:29:56 (BST)


hi people soz for the freak i was at school i've changed a whole lot now email if you remember me you can even take piss like you did at school if you need to. it's sarah harrison by the way everyone knows me so come on email me at bepfreak@yahoo.com
sarah harrison
driffield, england - Saturday, July 31, 2004 at 00:21:01 (BST)


i lived in driffield from 1939 to 1965 i went to crosshill school and council school on new road so if any body wants to get hold of me you are more than welcome
norman lowe
port alberni b-c, canada - Friday, July 30, 2004 at 00:06:25 (BST)


Hiya Mei, Yes I was the one who shared the interesting landing with you. Hope you had some better landings on your way back home although they do say that any landing which you walk away from is a good one. My EMail No is in one of the earlier messages. I did not go back to Norway and am at present in the Celtic Sea off Ireland for an indefinite period. Hope this finds you well. and I hope your next visit to our shores is not for such a sad reason. Glad you like Driff and Beverly. Bye for now
Robin Malster
- Thursday, July 29, 2004 at 14:52:33 (BST)


Pleased to announce that my story 'THE SOLDIER AND THE DUCK' about the Sowerby Bridge British army detention barracks in 1947 is now a part of the local history collection in the Sowerby Bridge library.

Free copies are available by contacting Bhawksf@optonline.net

Bill Hawksford
Long Island NY, USA - Thursday, July 22, 2004 at 17:29:05 (BST)


I love the Wolds. Keep up the good work!
Penelope
UK - Monday, July 19, 2004 at 14:02:53 (BST)



Great site!
Willa
- Saturday, July 17, 2004 at 02:20:37 (BST)



very good site
willy
- Tuesday, July 13, 2004 at 13:46:39 (BST)

Dear All,
I like DRiffield, you never forget it the people and the pubs, the Buck , Keys, Tiger White Horse Red Lion etc etc My question is as follows:
Does anyone know how to get in tough with Andrew Sedman he emigrated to Australia and NewZealand but has returned several times. He was last back in UK in Feb but I have just received part of a message and no contact number
Help
Maggie

Margaret Cullen
HUll, UK - Monday, July 12, 2004 at 19:16:55 (BST)



driff is full of little druggies gettin stoned in horseshed, cattle, parks, lol. POTHEADS!!!!!
sexylass_120888@hotmail.com
driff, uk - Sunday, July 11, 2004 at 22:53:26 (BST)


I c a lot of people are not friendly ....u need to know i met one man from Driffield and i thought he was marvelous>>>kev is his name.\\...rob!
robin
new liskeaard, canada - Sunday, July 11, 2004 at 21:48:23 (BST)


Hello Robin, I guess you were the one chatting with me from Ams. to Humberside on 8-7-04. I'm back to Malaysia, hope you have some good time in drif. before you go back to Norway. Regards, Mei

Mei
Penang, Malaysia - Sunday, July 11, 2004 at 17:32:07 (BST)


Durch Zufall bin ich hier auf dieser Seite gelandet und bin wirklich begeistert. Dabei habe ich laengst nicht alles gesehen. Aber was ich sah, gefaellt mir ausnahmslos. Ein dickes Lob an den Webmaster! Weiter so...
gut gedacht, gut gemacht, weiter so!

FRANKYBFC

HTTP://WWW.FRANKYBFC.DE



FRANKYBFC
BERLIN, GERMANY - Friday, July 09, 2004 at 15:52:53 (BST)


I lived in Wetwang in the 60s-70s, and went by the name Carol Young, my parents are Kath and George Young and sister Janet. My Nan also lived in wetwang for many many years - Lena (Lou) Young. If anyone can remember me feel free to email at LawnPack@aol.com
Carol Lawn
Norwich, England - Thursday, July 08, 2004 at 15:54:57 (BST)


THE ONLY WAY IS TO WORK TO GETHER
stuart wright
beeford, east yorkshire - Monday, July 05, 2004 at 20:48:04 (BST)


A great site. Keep up the good work. I must say the Yorkshire Wolds must be one of the most hidden jewels of England and one of my favourite areas to visit. Millington Pastures, Thixendale and Warter to mention just a few. I have built a memorial web site in memory of my late dear father whose daughter now lives in Driffield. You can find it at

WWW.ENRICO.CO.UK




Enrico Giacani
Selby / York / Hull, England - Monday, July 05, 2004 at 00:59:51 (BST)


A great site. Keep up the good work. I must say the Yorkshire Wolds must be one of the most hidden jewels of England and one of my favourite areas to visit. Millington Pastures, Thixendale and Warter to mention just a few. I have built a memorial web site in memory of my late dear father whose daughter now lives in Driffield. You can find it at

WWW.ENRICO.CO.UK




Enrico Giacani
Selby / York / Hull, England - Monday, July 05, 2004 at 00:58:53 (BST)


VERY NICE SITE IDEY HEREOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO BROTHERS.
MAGA
LOME, TOGO - Thursday, July 01, 2004 at 12:40:51 (BST)


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