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by elise
19 Feb 2015, 18:41
Forum: Local History Topics
Topic: FORGOTTEN CORNERS
Replies: 4571
Views: 283437

Re: FORGOTTEN CORNERS

"Rough Games quarry on Tubber hill" - this should read LOOSE Games

"an old barn on the site of what is now the telephone exchange" - this was New Laithe farm, not seen a photo but there is an oil painting of it
by elise
09 Feb 2015, 20:19
Forum: Local History Topics
Topic: Fulling Mills.
Replies: 19
Views: 3091

Re: Fulling Mills.

Fulling mills also known as WALK mills. Guys who trod the cloth in vats of urine called WALKERS which is where we get the surname WALKER from.
A mill in Colne called Walk Mill on Green Road used by Hills Premier Polymers. Also a fulling mill in Skipton.
by elise
16 Mar 2014, 12:04
Forum: General Miscellaneous Chat & Gossip
Topic: DIALECT AND WORD MEANINGS
Replies: 2845
Views: 184645

Re: DIALECT AND WORD MEANINGS

Furbelow is an old euphemism for pubic hair, used often in folk songs such as: "Adam catched Eve by the furbelow, Adam catched Eve by the furbelow And that's the oldest catch I know, And that's the oldest catch I know, And that's the oldest catch I know. Oh ho! did he so? Did he so? Did he so? Did h...
by elise
04 Mar 2014, 10:12
Forum: General Miscellaneous Chat & Gossip
Topic: DIALECT AND WORD MEANINGS
Replies: 2845
Views: 184645

Re: DIALECT AND WORD MEANINGS

FORESTALLING: Basically the intervention of people on their way to market, buying up their wares, usually foodstuff, so a high price could be commanded at market.

MICHINGLY: Hiding; skulking; cowardly
by elise
02 Mar 2014, 21:38
Forum: Local History Topics
Topic: Gill(Ghyll)House(Hall)Farm 1813-1830
Replies: 42
Views: 8086

Re: Gill(Ghyll)House(Hall)Farm 1813-1830

AN ASSESSMENT ON THE SEVERAL INHABITANTS OF THE PARISH OF BARNOLDSWICK FOR AND TOWARDS THE RELIEF OF THE POOR IN THE SAID PARISH FOR THE YEAR 1752. COATES William Drake Esq……………………..1 0 3 William Bracewell……………………….0 1 9 Peter Hartley Higgins………………….0 0 3 Timothy Riddihough Stony Flatt……….0 1 0 Henr...
by elise
02 Mar 2014, 21:24
Forum: Local History Topics
Topic: Gill(Ghyll)House(Hall)Farm 1813-1830
Replies: 42
Views: 8086

Re: Gill(Ghyll)House(Hall)Farm 1813-1830

EXTRACT FROM A COPY OF TERRIER IN SAFE AT GILL CHURCH A copy of a Terrier delivered to his Grace the Archbishop of York at Skipton August the 3rd 1825. ...There is also a building erected for a stable, and solely for the use of and convenience of the Minister and Parishioners to bind up horses when ...
by elise
28 Feb 2014, 17:09
Forum: Local History Topics
Topic: Gill(Ghyll)House(Hall)Farm 1813-1830
Replies: 42
Views: 8086

Re: Gill(Ghyll)House(Hall)Farm 1813-1830

http://oneguyfrombarlick.co.uk/gallery/ ... ge_id=4770

http://oneguyfrombarlick.co.uk/gallery/ ... ge_id=4768

Does indeed look as if there has been more to this building at one time and the original quoins reused
by elise
26 Feb 2014, 20:42
Forum: Local History Topics
Topic: Gill(Ghyll)House(Hall)Farm 1813-1830
Replies: 42
Views: 8086

Re: Gill(Ghyll)House(Hall)Farm 1813-1830

http://oneguyfrombarlick.co.uk/gallery/image.php?album_id=338&image_id=4754 I have been in this house many years ago, the central chimney stack is from a wonderful very large ingle nook fireplace. I think you will find the building in 1800 would be very much the same as the black and white photo ab...
by elise
26 Feb 2014, 16:19
Forum: Local History Topics
Topic: Gill(Ghyll)House(Hall)Farm 1813-1830
Replies: 42
Views: 8086

Re: Gill(Ghyll)House(Hall)Farm 1813-1830

Two dwellings. 1841 census Gill Hall 859 EDMONDSON, William M 70 1771 Ind 860 HARRISON, John M 55 1786 Ag Lab 860 HARRISON, Sarah F 50 1791 860 HARRISON, James M 15 1826 860 HARRISON, Ellias M 14 1827 860 HARRISON, Christopher M 13 1828 860 HARRISON, Precilla F 12 1829 http://oneguyfrombarlick.co.uk...
by elise
26 Feb 2014, 13:49
Forum: Local History Topics
Topic: Gill(Ghyll)House(Hall)Farm 1813-1830
Replies: 42
Views: 8086

Re: Gill(Ghyll)House(Hall)Farm 1813-1830

Window tax 1770 Barnoldswick
John Cockshott for Gill paid 3s 0d for 6 windows
by elise
26 Feb 2014, 13:12
Forum: Local History Topics
Topic: Gill(Ghyll)House(Hall)Farm 1813-1830
Replies: 42
Views: 8086

Re: Gill(Ghyll)House(Hall)Farm 1813-1830

TRANSCRIPT Burial at Gill church, Barnoldswick.
1831 Isabella Watson of Cotes
by elise
25 Feb 2014, 14:24
Forum: Local History Topics
Topic: Gill(Ghyll)House(Hall)Farm 1813-1830
Replies: 42
Views: 8086

Re: Gill(Ghyll)House(Hall)Farm 1813-1830

Extracts from TRANSCRIPT of Gill parish registers: 1813 Robert Eastwood s.o. George and Nancy of Gill 1815 Isabel Eastwood d.o. George and Nancy of Gill 1817 Turner Watson s.o. Alice of Gill 1826 Margaret Watson d.o. Margaret of Gill House 1827 Isabella Watson d.o. Ellen of Gill House 1830 Thomas Wa...
by elise
18 Feb 2014, 21:42
Forum: Local History Topics
Topic: Earby & District Local History Society
Replies: 55
Views: 8533

Re: Earby & District Local History Society

just back from slide show. Excellent!
by elise
18 Feb 2014, 16:40
Forum: Local History Topics
Topic: Earby & District Local History Society
Replies: 55
Views: 8533

Re: Earby & District Local History Society

Going to a slide show tonight at EDLHS, it's about pubs, my favourite subject.
by elise
04 Feb 2014, 12:33
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: Today I shall be Mainly...
Replies: 11572
Views: 441466

Re: Today I shall be Mainly...

Going down to Earby today to meet some people, we go back a long way
by elise
18 Jan 2014, 16:34
Forum: Local History Topics
Topic: FORGOTTEN CORNERS
Replies: 4571
Views: 283437

Re: FORGOTTEN CORNERS

Image

One for you Thomo:
POWs at White House farm, Elslack
by elise
11 Jan 2014, 20:46
Forum: Local History Topics
Topic: FORGOTTEN CORNERS
Replies: 4571
Views: 283437

Re: FORGOTTEN CORNERS

http://oneguyfrombarlick.co.uk/gallery/image.php?album_id=11&image_id=4325 This corner is so forgotten that it is no longer there! I took this pic in 2002 of the site where there used to be a very fine stone trough that was fed by the Lister Well spring which rises in the copse in the background. I...
by elise
10 Jan 2014, 17:29
Forum: Stanley's View
Topic: ESTABLISHING THE CHURCH
Replies: 2
Views: 499

Re: ESTABLISHING THE CHURCH

The Danelaw was on a line from London to CHESTER

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by elise
27 Dec 2013, 15:01
Forum: Ongoing Family Research
Topic: Hartleys of Barnoldswick
Replies: 15
Views: 4406

Re: Hartleys of Barnoldswick

Hi Wendy, thanks for that. Have looked at the 1881 census again, the enumerator has not given a name for the farm after Salterforth Lane House and before Spen so the unnamed one must/may be Spen Head and he has totally missed Hayfields and Broadstones farms which are/were at each end of the mill in ...
by elise
22 Dec 2013, 20:10
Forum: Ongoing Family Research
Topic: Hartleys of Barnoldswick
Replies: 15
Views: 4406

Re: Hartleys of Barnoldswick

132 EARBY LANE HOUSE HARTLEY, Roundhill Head Married M 52 1829 Farmer Salterforth, Yorkshire HARTLEY, Martha Wife Married F 56 1825 Salterforth, Yorkshire Entry from the 1881 census for Salterforth, I think this could be Broadstones Farm which was on the site of the car park next to the old mill.
by elise
14 Nov 2013, 18:08
Forum: What, Where, When, We, Who, Look & How
Topic: WHO WILL YOU LEAVE YOUR HARD DRIVE TO?
Replies: 7
Views: 2671

WHO WILL YOU LEAVE YOUR HARD DRIVE TO?

"... Item, I give unto my wife my second best bed with the furniture."
The most famous item from an English will. If Mr Shakespeare had had a computer, who would he have left his hard drive to?
Who will you?
by elise
09 Nov 2013, 12:03
Forum: Stanley's View
Topic: PAGANS AND DRUIDS
Replies: 7
Views: 971

Re: PAGANS AND DRUIDS

Paganism alive and well, Burnley the nearest Moot
http://paganfednw.com/?page_id=16
by elise
08 Nov 2013, 13:56
Forum: Local History Topics
Topic: FORGOTTEN CORNERS
Replies: 4571
Views: 283437

Re: FORGOTTEN CORNERS

The OS map names it Butts Beck as it passes Butts then Stock Beck when it reaches Stock and Gillians Beck where it approaches Ouzledale by 40 steps.

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