1st North Riding of Yorkshire Volunteer Artillery

Photographs of the North Riding of Yorkshire volunteer artillery around the end of the nineteenth and beginning of the twentieth century. They belonged to my great grandfather James Alfred Henderson (1857-1937) who was born in Wolsingham but lived most of his life in Stockton. He was an auctioneer in Stockton. He is buried in Oxbridge Lane cemetery together with my great grandmother Martha Matilda nee Wooler. My great grandfather was a captain in this volunteer artillery which story has it was created because of fear of a French invasion. They used to practice their manoeuvres on Redcar Race Course.

Photographs and details courtesy of Judy Henderson.

3 thoughts on “1st North Riding of Yorkshire Volunteer Artillery

  1. The top left photograph of the men and lorries in the yard of a tall building looks like it was taken in the yard of Kirk Brothers, Castle Brewery on Bridge Road, Stockton-on-Tees.


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