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HA07981_Leeds_Smithfield_Champion_1910.jpg
HA07981 The Leeds Smithfield Champion - 1910Bentham King, and his son Bentham Holt ('Holly') King with their Aberdeen Angus heifer,
outside farm buildings in the yard at the rear of Ashdale House (now Carlton Lodge)
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HA07984_Ryedale_28Rydale29_Show_-_17_Aug_1909.jpg
HA07984 Ryedale ('Rydale') Show - 17 Aug 1909Charles Duncombe in the foreground
HA07985_Helmsley_Stud_Travelling_Stallion_with_Head_Travelling_Lad.jpg
HA07985 Helmsley Stud travelling stallion, with head travelling ladPictured at Ashdale House (now Carlton Lodge)
Stallion invoice...
HA08133_View_at_East_Moors_Diary_Farm.jpg
HA08133 View at East Moors Dairy Farm
HA08419_Potato_Race_at_Tyerman_s2C_High_Baxtons.jpg
HA08419 Potato Race at Tyerman's, High Baxtons
HA08513_Hunt_Meet_at_Middle_Baxtons.jpg
HA08513 Hunt Meet at Middle Baxtons
HA08547_Edward_and_Billy_Barr.jpg
HA08547 Billy Barr and Edward Bosomworth With horse at Low Woods Farm, Nunnington
A good example of what farmers wore in those days...
HA08563_William_Watson_farming_at_Helmsley.jpg
HA08563 William Watson farming at HelmsleyWilliam Watson (1837 - 1897) lived on Bridge Street
It is likely that this farm land is between Bridge Street and Pottergate;
the castle in the background appears in this orientation from here...
In the 1881 and 1891 censuses, William Watson was the Sexton
HA08722_Village_Life_in_the_Early_Twentieth_Century.jpg
HA08722 "Village Life in the Early Twentieth Century"A booklet by (William) Ernest Cowton (1903 - 1979)
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HA08778_My_Moorland_Memories.jpg
HA08778 "My Moorland Memories"A booklet by (William) Ernest Cowton (1903 - 1979)
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HA09082_Man_with_heavy_horse2C_Harome.jpg
HA09082 Man with heavy horse, Harome
HA09089_Mr_Robinson_and_his_wagon2C_Rievaulx_Mill~1.jpg
HA09089 Mr Robinson the miller, and his wagon at Rievaulx MillAbout 1950?
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