Thirsk - North Riding

Drill Hall, Castlegate

‘4th Battalion, Alexandra, Princess of Wales’s Own (Yorkshire Regiment)
(detachment of H Co); Drill Hall, Castlegate’ (Kelly, 1913)
ds 'B' Squadron Yorkshire Hussars Imperial Yeomanry
Yorkshire Hussars (Alexandra Princess of Wales’s Own) Detachment of B Squadron

The entry for the Post Office, professions and trades for Thirsk in Bulmer's Directory of 1890,(‘PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS, CLUBS, OFFICES, &C.’), reads:
‘Drill Hall (I Company, 1st Volunteer Battalion, Princess of Wales' Own Yorkshire Regiment), Castle yard; 1st Volunteer Battalion Alexandra Princess of Wales’s Own (Yorkshire Regiment) I Company – Drill Hall – Castlegate.’

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