Photograph Dated 1897 of Martell’s Party at Sell Ghyll

Photograph Dated 1897 of Martell’s Party at Sell Ghyll
Photograph Dated 1897 of Martell’s Party at Sell Ghyll

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  • M(oore) L. (1900) Yorkshire Ramblers Club Journal 1. (2), 134 – 135 records that on 19 Sep. 1897 Messrs. William Cecil Slingsby , Edward Calvert, Frank Ellet, Thomas Gray & Percy Lund made the first descent of Sell Gill Hole.
    It therefore appears that the above photograph is of the YRC descent party.

    By Stephen Craven (25/06/2020)
  • Martel E.A. ( ) Irelande et Cavernes Anglaises p. 385 (Paris: Delagrave) dismisses it in one sentence:
    “Sell-Gill-Burn (alt. 350 m. ), etroit abime visite jusqu’a 36-metres de profundeur.”
    Edward Calvert, Percy Lund,

    By Stephen Craven (25/06/2020)

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