W.R. Mitchell

W. R. Mitchell (1928 - 2015) was a journalist all his working life. He joined The Dalesman as Editor in 1948 where founder Harry Scott told him to “put people before things." This archive is dedicated to his memory and all the people whose stories he captured over many decades. 

He was remembered on BBC Radio 4's Last Word. You can listen to the programme here

To make a donation in his memory and save this rare collection of irreplaceable interview of times gone by go here. Thank you.