British Staff

Alan Roberts reports on the visit to Skipton of the granddaughter of Edward Snee, one of the camp interpreters: It was a real pleasure to welcome Richard and Jill Topham to Skipton earlier this summer. They were in England on holiday from their home in Melbourne in Australia. Richard is a proud...

We are very proud and privileged to feature an article by renowned local personality, Ian Dewhirst. Ian is an expert on all things Keighley. A former reference librarian, Ian is the author of many books about Keighley and the surrounding area. He continues to write a weekly column for the...

Alan Roberts tells the story of one of the camp interpreters, Edward Snee: Mr Snee, the Interpreter His easy going care-free manner made Mr Snee stand out from the moment the prisoners arrived in Skipton. He himself had attended a school in Kassel in Germany, and his knowledge of German...

Alan Roberts will be sharing his research about some of the British staff who worked at Raikeswood Camp. His first article features Corporal John Burns of the Royal Defence Corps: The Craven Herald of 8 August 1919 gives a report on the victory celebrations that took place in Skipton the previous Saturday....