The Royal Baths were built in 1894-7 by Baggerley Bristow. They were once Europe's premier destination for spa treatments and the pampered rich. Politicians and royalty came to 'take the waters'. There were also assembly rooms and a winter garden lounge.
Since 1660 there have been many buildings called "The Crown". In 1847 The Crown Hotel on Crown Place had a central section rebuilt in a chaste neoclassical design. In 1870 the Crown estate ran as far as Parliament Street, was acquired by George Dawson, who employed J H Hirst of Bristol as his architect. The Crown’s Georgian wings were removed and replaced with a powerful pair of Italian Renaissance replacements which gave the building great character. George Dawson also planned a tower and new shops in Crown Place and Crescent Road, all of which were built after Dawson’s death in […]
The Royal Baths were built in 1894-7 by Baggerley Bristow. They were once Europe's premier destination for spa treatments and the pampered rich. Politicians and royalty came to 'take the waters'.
There were also assembly rooms and a winter garden lounge.
My grateful thanks to the Whixley with Green Hammerton Parish Church Council for their permission to transcribe and publish the Burial Registers of Whixley, to the staff in the Research Room at the County Record Office at Northallerton for their patience and help and to Shirley O’Loughlin and Alan & Elaine Young for kindly helping with the typing and checking.
These records have been transcribed from the original entries which means that spelling, punctuation and grammar is not always what one would expect to find nor are spellings consistent, even within the same entry.
Mary MOSELEY 2007
Whixley – Burials 1568-1865 was last modified: September 9th, 2019 by Web Master
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