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HA07033_John_Richardson2C_Abbey_Custodian_and_Village_Postmaster_admitting_visitors_to_Rievaulx_Abbey_in_the_1930s.jpg
HA07033 John Richardson, Rievaulx Abbey Custodian and Village Postmaster650 views Here seen admitting visitors to Rievaulx Abbey in the 1930s
The old entrance was at the West end of the church - literally go down the steps into the galilee
It is unclear whether he is wearing a post office uniform or a prison officers uniform (the prison officer's uniform was standard issue for site custodians - hence the name custodians)
Money was collected in a small leather satchel slung over the shoulder; there are guidebooks, or a visitors' book, on the tripod stand.
HA02472_Rievaulx_Abbey_before_clearance_.jpg
HA02472 Rievaulx Abbey Refectory, external view from west, before clearance 515 views'Photo by J E Allenby'
HA02481_Rievaulx_Abbey_Guide.jpg
HA02481 Rievaulx Abbey - plan507 views
HA01200_Rievaulx_Abbey_nave.jpg
HA01200 Rievaulx Abbey nave454 views
HA02474_Rievaulx_Abbey_interior_looking_south.jpg
HA02474 Rievaulx Abbey interior looking south445 views
HA01445_Rievaulx_Abbey_and_village.jpg
HA01445 Rievaulx Abbey and village363 viewsFrom a John Collier negative
HA02308_Helmsley_Castle_Coat_of_Arms.jpg
HA02308 Annunciation panel above doorway to Abbot's lodging357 viewsMore information...
HA07489_Broad_view_over_Rievaulx_and_Abbey.jpg
HA07489 Broad view over Rievaulx and Abbey347 views
HA02470_Rievaulx_Abbey_from_north.jpg
HA02470 Rievaulx Abbey from north335 views
HA05021_Rievaulx_Abbey_with_cattle.jpg
HA05021 Rievaulx Abbey with cattle324 views
HA02473_Rievaulx_Abbey_before_clearance.jpg
HA02473 Rievaulx Abbey before clearance321 views
HA07000_Planting_a_tree_in_Rievaulx_on_the_occasion_of_the_50th_anniversary_of_the_Women_s_Institute.jpg
HA07000 Planting a tree in Rievaulx on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the Women's Institute317 views
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