These stunning pictures of Harrogate through the ages are simply wonderful

How great would it be if we could all take a step back in time and visit Harrogate during its glory era around the turn of the 20th century.

Friday, 12th July 2019, 2:22 pm
The Hotel Majestic, Harrogate, Yorkshire, circa 1910. (Picture: London Stereoscopic Company/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Well, despite not having a time machine, we can do the next best thing and show you these amazing images from the Getty picture archive which show our wonderful town in all its Victorian and post-Victorian glory... we hope you enjoy them.

A scene at the start of the Motor Union Run From Leeds To Harrogate in 1905. (Picture: Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
The Jarrow Marchers reach Harrogate on their journey to London, carrying a 'Jarrow Crusade' banner in 1936. (Picture: Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
The Royal Baths at Harrogate were a popular spa with sulphur and chalybeate springs, circa 1890. (Picture: Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
The station square in 1913 with the monument and gardens in Harrogate. (Picture: Alfred Hind Robinson/A H Robinson/Getty Images)
A view over Parliament Street and the Royal Baths (right) in Harrogate, circa 1900. (Picture: Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
Harrogate Hydro in Yorkshire, later to become the Old Swan Hotel, pictured circa 1890. (Picture: Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
The 'new' baths in Harrogate as pictured in 1910. (Picture: Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
A busy James Street in Harrogate circa 1925.(Picture: Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
A view of 'a park in Harrogate' in 1880. (Picture: Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
A street scene in Harrogate, circa 1910. (Picture: Alfred Hind Robinson/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
The Royal Baths at Harrogate in 1919. (Picture: Alfred Hind Robinson/A H Robinson/Getty Images)
The Pump Rooms in Harrogate circa 1928. (Picture: Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
The Pump Room at Harrogate in 1900. (Picture: Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
The Royal Pump Room and Old Sulphur Well at Harrogate in 1900. (Picture: Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
A golfer plays his ball out of a bunker to rest on the green at Harrogate Golf Club in 1909. (Picture: Alfred Hind Robinson/A H Robinson/Getty Images)
The Hotel Majestic, Harrogate, circa 1910. (Picture: London Stereoscopic Company/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
An aerial view of Harrogate circa 1960. (Picture: Fox Photos/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
Town centre of Harrogate circa 1965. (Picture: George H. Hall/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)