Violet Rodgers Wloch, Curator, York Castle Museum

Violet Rodgers (1914-1978) was born in Bradford and began working for Dr John Lamplugh Kirk in 1938, age 24. Dr Kirk, of Pickering was an avid collector of ‘bygones’, and whose vision was to show objects in their original context. His collection, opened as York Castle Museum in 1938, has since been visited by over […]