SKELTON - IN - CLEVELAND
IN HISTORY

E-MAILED CONTRIBUTIONS AND SKELTON STORIES.
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Page 1. The Well in front of the Whipping Post

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Robert Atterton 1862, Mine Death.
Rock Villa.
First Passenger Train over the Viaduct.

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The Mistakes on the Church War Memorial.
Harker Street, Skelton Green.
The Murder of Daniel Chilvers.

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The First Buses through Skelton.
A Postcard from Skelton - 1914.

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Where are the Skelton Court Rolls ?
In which year were the Miners'Terrace Houses in Skelton built ?
1901 Census - 8 Thomas St and John St, New Skelton.

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Eric Garrett, Skelton's World Class Opera Singer.
Skelton's Blind Coalman.
Allbrooks, 11 Trout Hall Lane.

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A Letter from America.
William Barker, Ironstone Deputy - killed 1st March 1910.
Herbert Lees lost in the wreck of the Samtampa.

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William David Bunning, Skelton's Gamekeeper.
The Harker-Mohun brothers of 9 Boosbeck Rd, Skelton Green.

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How Richard St and William St, North Skelton obtained their names.
A letter from America - Ness Hagg.

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Silks - Souvenir postcards brought home to Skelton from the First World War.

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Corporal Harry Leeks of North Skelton.
Trouthall Farm, 1850 to 1881.

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Guisborough Workhouse 1918 - Wilfred Searle.
Skelton Parish Magazines - 1890's

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William Partridge - 7 William St, North Skelton.
Gill, Young, Emmerson, Wood.

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Skelton School Report from 1868.
Tippet's Chapel, New Skelton.

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Henry Bennison, Born Skelton 1893/4, Killed Carlin How Mine 1940.

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Skelton's Orchestra - 1920s.
Two Rave Reviews.

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Skelton's Patriotic Song Writer.

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Skelton Story of Forbidden Love.

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Louisa Taberner, Brotton and Skelton Fish Shop Magnate.

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Memories of "Tims" Chapel and Wartime Skelton.

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James Rooks. A First World War Wrong - Finally Put Right.

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Macabre Coincidence of Father and Son Deaths on the Railway Line.

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The Skelton Castle Mortgage - in Hock to the Smugglers.

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The North Skelton Hussars.

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New Skelton Mother on Murder Charge. Baby Drowned in the Sea.

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Skelton's Antarctic Hero - Frank Wild CBE.

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The Overseers of the Poor.

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The Ratepayers of Skelton in the 1820's

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How the Ratepayers money was spent - Cash payments, Rents, Clothing etc.

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How the Ratepayers money was spent - Constable, Vestry, Roads etc.

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How the Ratepayers money was spent - Settlement, Apprenticeships, Passengers, the Insane.

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Illegitimacy.

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The Lay Subsidy of 1301. Skelton Taxpayers.

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The Skelton Pocket Watch.

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The Skelton Pioneers - Our American Cousins.

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A Skelton Schoolboy 1820 - William Emmerson's Sum Book.

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The Skelton Parish Census of 1821. The Parish Church Register of Baptisms.

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The Skelton Boer War Hospital 1907.

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The Boosbeck Band and Drinking Party. Where are the Yaxleys ?

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A First World War Romance in Skelton.

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Skelton Land Tax Payers 1793.

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A Skelton lad's Canadian adventure and a tragic end.

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A Book from Australia.
An American descendant of the Trotters of Skelton Castle.

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The Skelton Volunteers of 1803.

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Skelton Tithes Map 1844.

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Charles Bisset MD. Skelton's 18th Century Doctor and Military Engineer.

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Charles Bisset MD. Skelton's 18th Century Doctor and Military Engineer. The 23 foot Worm.

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Thomas Pattinson, Skelton Saddler and Bell Bros, Ironmasters.

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Love Letter to the Skelton Saddler's Daughter.

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Robert Bannister, Skelton Green Howard. Artistic Greetings from a German POW Camp.

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Squadron Leader Joe Reed, DFC, Skelton Schoolmaster and War Hero.

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The Hearth Tax for Skelton in 1673.

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The Stanghow Lane School Jubilee Magazine 1936.

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The Skelton Immigrants to Nova Scotia, Canada.

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How Wesleyan Methodism came to Skelton in Cleveland.

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The Skelton Parish Registers for 1567 to 1657.

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The Skelton Parish Registers for 1657 to 1875.

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The Last Deputy out of the Last Cleveland Mine - Frank Holmes.

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The Minute Book of the Skelton Co-operative Society Committee - 1894.

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The Minute Book of the Skelton Co-operative Society Committee - 1895.

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The Minute Book of the Skelton Co-operative Society Committee - 1896.

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The Minute Book of the Skelton Co-operative Society Committee - 1897 and 1898.

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The Minute Book of the Skelton Co-operative Society Committee - 1899.

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The Minute Book of the Skelton Co-operative Society Committee - 1900.

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The Minute Book of the Skelton Co-operative Society Committee - 1901.

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Skelton has the First Alum Works in Cleveland.

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Who made the Wood Carvings in All Saints Church, High St, Skelton ?
Rowley Family connections to Skelton ?

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A Charter issued by Peter de Brus III of Skelton Castle.

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The Wharton Arms Hotel, Skelton in Cleveland.

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Sword Dancing in the 1900s.

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Skelton Crime Watch - The Parish Constable.

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Skelton Crime Watch - The Manor Court.

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Skelton Crime Watch - North Riding Constabulary Established.

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Skelton Crime Watch - Victorian Police and the 1900s.

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Skelton Crime Watch - Modern Shame and Corruption.

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Stephen Emmerson - The Miners' Friend - 1806 to 1887.

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An American Lady's Pre-War Search for her Skelton Ancestors.

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The Judsons at the Royal George.

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Skelton on Fire.

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A Victorian Yorkshire Dialect Poem about Skelton.

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The Will of Stephen Emmerson, the Elder. 1834.

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Charles Holmes, Bomber Command War Hero and Skeltoner to the End.

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Skelton Castle Squire who served in both World Wars and shot his Gamekeeper dead.

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The Skelton Brothers who met in 1916 at Ypres and not again until they were old men.

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Photographs of Skelton in the 1950s, before the "modern" Housing Estates.

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Ghosts in the Old Church. A Youtube Video.

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The Skelton Centenarian, who could remember the Crimean War.

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Herbert Pigg, Skelton Scout Master, who fought in the First World War.

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Memories of the Orphans at Hollybush Farm, 1904 to 1920.

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A Message from New Zealand and Richardsons of Skelton.

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Church Rates for the Parish of Skelton in Cleveland.

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How the Church Rates were Spent. Court Costs, Bread and Wine and Gunpowder Treason.

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How the Church Rates were Spent. Church Repairs and Rebuilding.

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How Church Rates were Spent. Church Contents, Wages, Killing Vermin, Dog Whipper.

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Church Rates. How the Money was gathered in.

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Skelton Churchwardens elected to manage Church and Poor Rates - 1718 to 1814.

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The Saga of Hannah Emmerson of Hollybush Farm, Skelton and Margaret Barker.

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The Petch Family in Skelton in Cleveland.

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The Miners' Arms, Boosbeck Rd, Skelton Green.

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