The ‘Constable’ for Skelton responsible for making the return was John Wilkinson who had – 2 cows, 4 calves, 2 pigs, 2 draught horses, 1 cart, 5 q of wheat, 10 of oats, 4 loads of hay and 6 sacks of potatoes.
The return for Skelton dated 5th Oct 1801:-
Schedule 1 showed that there were 133 men between the ages of 15 and 60 in Skelton in this year:-
32 Farmers and sons. Stock and fodder was listed for each:-
Andrew Irvine. Robert Johnson. John Rowland. Robert Fawcett, son. Peter Tate. Joseph Wilson. Jonathan Wilson, son. Robert Tiplady. William Tiplady. Ralph Potter. Peart Thomas. John Peart. William Thompson. Robert Thompson, son. William Thompson, son. John Pybus. John Pybus, son. Robert Pybus, son. John Appleton. John Parker. John Kell. John Rigg over 60, Richard Rigg, son. John Rigg, son. Thomas Dixon, Thomas Dixon, son. William Dixon, son. William Cooper. William Lockwood. William Appleton. William Hutton. William Thompson.
23 Servants:- George Thwaites. John Wilson. William Appleton. William Hordon. Thomas Oliver. John Lynas junior. Thomas Brown. Thomas Readman who had 1 cow and 2 loads hay, John Appleton, Richard Leng. George Clemmit. William Clemmit who had 1 cow, 1 sheep, 1 pig, 1 draught horse and 4 loads of hay, George Cooper. Christopher Wiley. Isaac Hutton who had 7 cows, 6 calves, 6 sheep, 8 pigs, 3 draught horses, 2 carts, 15 q of wheat, 25 of oats, 13 loads of hay, 5 sacks of potatoes, Christopher Craddock. Ralph Lynas. William Wilkinson. Isaac Robinson Edward Bottomless. Robert Watson. Anthony Thirkin. Thomas Revely.
Robert Grainge and James Dixon who had 3 cows, 2 calves, 1 pig, 2 q of wheat, 4 q of oats, 6 loads of hay, 4 loads of straw.
6 Cordwainers [Shoemakers]:-
Mark Carrick who had 3 cows, 2 calves, 1 pig and 6 loads of hay. Marmaduke Wilson who had 1 cow, 1 draught horse, 1 cart, 4 loads of hay. Matthew Wilson, Christopher Milburn, William Bunton, John Lynas who had 1 cow, 1 calf, 3 sheep, 12 pigs, 2 draught horses, 2 carts, 16 q of wheat, 8 of oats, 10 loads of hay, 10 of straw, 6 sacks of potatoes.
George Lynas. John Robinson. George Elliot. Robert Wilsonson. Sowerby John. Thomas Dowson. Thomas Burlow. Stephen Ableson. Joseph Dowson. Isaac Wilkinson.
9 “Taylors” Ralph Lynas. Anthony Stephenson. Thomas Shemelds who had 3 cows, 1 pig, 1 riding horse and 3 loads of hay. William Shemelds. Philip Dillowfield [infirm], Joseph Thompson. Christopher Kilburn. Isaac Bell. John Hutton.
John Hordon who had 1 cow, 1 pig, 2 loads of hay. Michael Mark [infirm] who had 1 pig, 2 draught horses, 1 cart, 4 loads of hay. Jonathan Seaton. Benjamin Bainbridge who had 1 cow and 4 loads of hay. Robert Wilkinson who had 1 cow, 2 loads of hay. Joseph Middleton [infirm]. John Wren who had 1 draught horse, 2 loads of hay. William Wren. William Hutton [‘Town’]. John Hogg. John Ingledue who had 1 cow and 2 loads of hay. Michael Brown. William Bulmer who had 1 cow, 2 sheep, 2 loads of hay. John Hammond. William Milburn. John Sanderson. John Thompson. Michael Low who had 1 cow, 2 draught horses, 1 cart. Isaac Thompson. Thomas Taylerson who had 1 cow, 2 loads of hay. Edward Patterson who had 1 cow, 1 calf, 7 sheep, 1 pig, 1 draught horse, 1 cart, 8 loads of hay. Joshua Thompson. Thomas Robinson who had 1 cow, 2 sheep, 2 loads of hay. George Cole who had 1 cow 2 loads hay. George Blackburn who had 1 draught horse, 1 cart, 2 loads of hay. Robert Charter. Joseph Hutton. William Hutton. George Webster. George Scaife. William Seaton. William Lewis.
1 Wheelwright:- James Crusher.
1 Blacksmith:- William Young.
2 Stonemasons:- William Lamb [over 60 years] who had 1 cow and 2 loads of hay; and his son Thomas.
3 Merchants:- Duncan McNaughton, son. John Hutton who had 1 riding horse and 4 loads of hay. William Dixon [infirm].
2 Millers:- Robert Wood and Samuel Stonehouse.