SKELTON - IN - CLEVELAND
IN HISTORY



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Introduction ~ ~ ~ Introduction - Acknowledgements - Links - C O N T A C T.
Page 1 10,000 TO 410AD The Ice Age to the Romans.
Page 2 410AD TO 800 Anglo Saxons and Vikings.
Page 3 ~ ~ ~ Skelton's Rosetta Stone.
Page 4 800 TO 1066 Conquered and Ruled by Danes.
Page 5 1066 TO 1119 The Norman Conquest.
Page 6 1119 TO 1188 Civil War, Guisborough Priory Founded.
Page 7 1188 TO 1216 King John attacks Skelton.
Page 8 1216 TO 1272 Crusades, Skelton Castle taken over.
Page 9 1272 TO 1291 Skelton Castle lands split four ways.
Page 10 1291 TO 1301 De Brus Tomb. Skelton a Borough ?
Page 11 1301 TO 1342 Skelton descendant becomes a King.
Page 12 1342 TO 1400 The Black Death decimates Skelton.
Page 13 1400 TO 1539 Double insanity at Skelton Castle.
Page 14 1539 TO 1603 Priory destroyed. Trotters buy Skelton.
Page 15 1603 TO 1642 Alum mining in Skelton.
Page 16 1642 TO 1660 Civil War
Page 17 1660 TO 1693 Restoration. Quakers. Vagrants.
Page 18 1693 TO 1713 Whipping Post. Old Church memorials.
Page 19 1713 TO 1736 The Poor of Skelton. Bastardy Act.
Page 20 1736 TO 1747 Jacobite Rebellion. Smuggling.
Page 21 1748 TO 1755 New Church Gallery. Wardens Accounts.
Page 22 1756 TO 1773 Murder most foul. Bawdy deeds at Skelton Castle. School Charity.
Page 23 1773 TO 1773 Skelton Map 1773.
Page 24 1773 TO 1785 A new Puritan style church for Skelton.
Page 25 1785 TO 1788 The Old Castle destroyed and replaced
Page 26 1788 TO 1801 Napoleon tries to invade Skelton.
Page 27 1801 TO 1801 Skelton's Home defence, 10 Billhooks.
Page 28 1801 TO 1813 Horatio Nelson saves the country.
Page 29 1813 TO 1823 Waterloo, Old tradespeople of Skelton.
Page 30 1824 TO 1841 Wharton's name at Skelton Castle.
Page 31 1841 TO 1850 Typical Life [and Death] of this time.
Page 32 1850 TO 1857 Discovery of 'gold'. The Ironstone Rush.
Page 33 Map 1856 Ordance Survey Map of Skelton in 1856.
Page 34 1857 TO 1864 New Parsonage. First Mines.
Page 35 1865 TO 1867 Primitive Methodism.
Page 36 1868 TO 1869 Halfpenny Bridge, Rushpool Hall Built.
Page 37 1870 TO 1870 Skelton Nuisances, School Boards.
Page 38 1871 TO 1871 Terrace housing. Railway viaduct built.
Page 39 1872 TO 1872 Viaduct and 3 Mines opened.
Page 40 1873 TO 1873 Birth of a Skelton Hero.
Page 41 1874 TO 1874 First School Boards.
Page 42 1875 TO 1875 Railway service starts. Typical trades.
Page 43 1876 TO 1876 Skelton Castle in Hock to the Smugglers.
Page 44 1877 TO 1877 New Methodist Chapel. More offences.
Page 45 1878 TO 1878 Wharton Arms opened. More deaths.
Page 46 1879 TO 1879 Drunk and Riotous - Bankrupt.
Page 47 1880 TO 1880 N Skelton gets a P Office. Local offences.
Page 48 1881 TO 1881 Population multiplies - Felons and Drunken Assaults.
Page 49 Census 1881 Census - all the people who lived in Skelton in 1881.
Page 50 1882 TO 1882 Mine Deaths - New Miners' Hospital.
Page 51 1883 TO 1883 Kid Catcher - Poaching Affray.
Page 52 1884 TO 1884 New Church in the High Street - Pigeons pinched.
Page 53 1885 TO 1885 Workers get Right to Vote. Child cruelty.
Page 54 1886 TO 1886 The Old Miners at Skelton Park Pit - Lunatic Asylum.
Page 55 1887 TO 1887 Pupil beaten. Begging.
Page 56 1888 TO 1888 Bell death. Band of Hope.
Page 57 1889 TO 1889 County Councils start - Bastardy and Poor Grub.
Page 58 1890 TO 1890 Skelton Parish News - Liberals and Trouble at Pit.
Page 59 1890 TO 1890 Bulmers directory. Old Skelton trades.
Page 60 1890 TO 1890 North Skelton trades.
Page 61 1890 TO 1890 Park Street, An Ironstone miner's life.
Page 62 1891 TO 1891 The Workhouse. Local complaints.
Page 63 1892 TO 1892 Coal strike. Local starvation. Free breakfasts.
Page 64 1893 TO 1893 Royal Wedding. Cost of Living.
Page 65 1894 TO 1894 The Skelton Volunteers - Steam Fire Engine.
Page 66 Map 1894 Map of Skelton in 1894.
Page 67 1895 TO 1895 How to stop Juvenile Delinquency starting.
Page 68 1896 TO 1896 Sewerage System Complete - Mine Deaths.
Page 69 1897 TO 1897 Victoria's Jubilee. North Skelton's New 'Tute.
Page 70 1898 TO 1898 New Church Rooms, Primitive Methodist Chapel.
Page 71 1899 TO 1899 Boer War Starts, New Institute in Skelton.
Page 72 1900 TO 1900 Death of the Squire. Mafeking. Smuggler Family Suicide.
Page 73 1901 TO 1901 Death of Victoria. Boer War Hospital.
Page 74 Census 1901 Census - All the people who lived in Skelton in 1901.
Page 75 1902 TO 1902 End of Boer War. Coronation. Bye Election controversy.
Page 76 1903 TO 1903 New School system. Telephones coming.
Page 77 1904 TO 1904 Rushpool Hall burnt down - More deaths.
Page 78 1905 TO 1905 Rushpool Hall Restored. Poaching. Drunks.
Page 79 1906 TO 1906 Liberals win. Last service in Old Church.
Page 80 1907 TO 1907 Electricity coming at "high pressure."
Page 81 1908 TO 1908 4th Yorks Battalion formed.
Page 82 1909 TO 1909 Old Age Pensions. Protection for Children.
Page 83 1909 TO 1909 Murder in Skelton Beck
Page 84 1909 TO 1909 Tradespeople in 1909.
Page 85 1910 TO 1910 Halfpenny Bridge. More deaths.
Page 86 1911 TO 1911 Coronation of George V.
Page 87 1912 TO 1912 Coal Strike - Distress. Cricket Cup.
Page 88 1913 TO 1913 New Drill Hall. Roman Signal Station.
Page 89 Rate Book 1913 The Parish Rate Book for 1913.
Page 90 1914 TO 1914 World War I, 1914.
Page 91 1915 TO 1915 World War I, 1915.
Page 92 1914 TO 1918 Skelton Men who fought in World War I.
Page 93 1916 TO 1916 World War I, 1916.
Page 94 1917 TO 1917 World War I, 1917.
Page 95 1918 TO 1918 World War I, 1918.
Page 96 1918 TO 1919 Memorials to those who died in World War I.
Page 97 ~ ~ ~ Skelton Graves and Memorials in Belgium 1.
Page 98 ~ ~ ~ Skelton Graves and Memorials in Belgium 2.
Page 99 ~ ~ ~ Skelton Graves and Memorials in England.
Page 100 ~ ~ ~ Skelton Graves and Memorials in France 1.
Page 101 ~ ~ ~ Skelton Graves and Memorials in France 2.
Page 102 ~ ~ ~ Skelton Graves and Memorials in France 3.
Page 103 ~ ~ ~ Skelton Graves and Memorials in France 4.
Page 104 ~ ~ ~ Skelton Graves and Memorials in France 5.
Page 105 ~ ~ ~ Skelton Graves and Memorials in France 6.
Page 106 ~ ~ ~ Skelton Graves and Memorials in France 7.
Page 107 ~ ~ ~ Skelton Memorials in Turkey, Egypt, Poland, Italy and Germany.
Page 108 1919 TO 1920 Stanghow Lane Memorial, Skelton Celtic.
Page 109 1921 TO 1921 Village War Memorials unveiled.
Page 110 1922 TO 1923 Rise of Labour.
Page 111 1924 TO 1926 General Strike. Hardship.
Page 112 1927 TO 1928 Votes for Women. Strikes illegal.
Page 113 Map 1928 Map of Skelton in 1928.
Page 114 1929 TO 1929 Wall Street Crash. Labour most Seats.
Page 115 1930 TO 1930 Two million unemployed.
Page 116 1931 TO 1931 Britain close to bankruptcy. Dreaded Means Test.
Page 117 1932 TO 1933 Cellar Explosion, Rise of Hitler.
Page 118 1934 TO 1934 Skelton loses Old Saltburn, Castle Wedding, Tiger Flower.
Page 119 1935 TO 1935 George V Jubilee, Air Raid Precautions.
Page 120 1936 TO 1936 German expansion. Abdication.
Page 121 1937 TO 1937 Skelton Shops.
Page 122 1938 TO 1938 Hitler's advance. Preparation for War.
Page 123 1939 TO 1939 World War II.
Page 124 1940 TO 1940 World War II.
Page 125 1941 TO 1943 World War II.
Page 126 1944 TO 1945 World War II.
Page 127 ~ ~ ~ INDEX OF EMAILS AND SKELTON STORIES. New entries 2019.
Page 128 ~ ~ ~ Word Index.

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