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by Wendyf
20 Jan 2020, 08:50
Forum: Puzzles & Quizzes
Topic: MYSTERY OBJECTS
Replies: 11299
Views: 459038

Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

Is it in Burnley? No idea where though.
by Wendyf
19 Jan 2020, 10:57
Forum: Ongoing Family Research
Topic: Craven Harrison’s – Jeremiah 1740 vs Jeremiah 1741
Replies: 76
Views: 678

Re: Craven Harrison’s – Jeremiah 1740 vs Jeremiah 1741

Two examples from the Broughton with Elslack Land Tax records from Ancestry, 1786 and 1796.


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by Wendyf
19 Jan 2020, 10:33
Forum: Puzzles & Quizzes
Topic: MYSTERY OBJECTS
Replies: 11299
Views: 459038

Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

:interesting: :clap: :clap: Well done Gloria!!
by Wendyf
19 Jan 2020, 08:56
Forum: Puzzles & Quizzes
Topic: MYSTERY OBJECTS
Replies: 11299
Views: 459038

Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

Gloria wrote:
19 Jan 2020, 08:32
I'm getting another headache 😖
Time to come clean Tiz, don't mess with Gloria's head it could be dangerous!! :gatlin:
by Wendyf
19 Jan 2020, 07:14
Forum: Nostalgia
Topic: THE FLATLEY DRYER
Replies: 3584
Views: 182617

Re: THE FLATLEY DRYER

When the gable wall collapsed next door they had started putting Acro props beneath the beams inside taking the huge weight of the stone tiled roof off the wall....
by Wendyf
19 Jan 2020, 07:07
Forum: Nostalgia
Topic: HOUSEHOLD TIPS NOT FOUND IN WOMAN'S WEEKLY
Replies: 3880
Views: 174430

Re: HOUSEHOLD TIPS NOT FOUND IN WOMAN'S WEEKLY

I've never had a problem buying washing soda, most of the supermarkets stock it.
by Wendyf
19 Jan 2020, 06:54
Forum: Puzzles & Quizzes
Topic: MYSTERY OBJECTS
Replies: 11299
Views: 459038

Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

I tried public baths a few suggestions ago....
by Wendyf
18 Jan 2020, 07:16
Forum: Ongoing Family Research
Topic: Craven Harrison’s – Jeremiah 1740 vs Jeremiah 1741
Replies: 76
Views: 678

Re: Craven Harrison’s – Jeremiah 1740 vs Jeremiah 1741

Parts of Thornton in Craven churchyard were built up layer on layer!
by Wendyf
18 Jan 2020, 07:14
Forum: Ongoing Family Research
Topic: Craven Harrison’s – Jeremiah 1740 vs Jeremiah 1741
Replies: 76
Views: 678

Re: Craven Harrison’s – Jeremiah 1740 vs Jeremiah 1741

Francis Harrison married to Martha Swire was probably Earby's last corn miller, also called Frankie in some of the Thornton in Craven parish records. He is still noted as a miller in 1811 but we know that there was an attempt to convert the mill to spinning cotton around the turn of the century. Wil...
by Wendyf
17 Jan 2020, 22:00
Forum: Ongoing Family Research
Topic: Craven Harrison’s – Jeremiah 1740 vs Jeremiah 1741
Replies: 76
Views: 678

Re: Craven Harrison’s – Jeremiah 1740 vs Jeremiah 1741

There are many graves that dont have headstones Ian, or they may have been lost long before the inscriptions were recorded in the 20th century.
by Wendyf
17 Jan 2020, 18:20
Forum: Puzzles & Quizzes
Topic: MYSTERY OBJECTS
Replies: 11299
Views: 459038

Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

The design is similar to toll houses, but it's too big for that. Custom house?
by Wendyf
17 Jan 2020, 17:07
Forum: Nostalgia
Topic: THE FLATLEY DRYER
Replies: 3584
Views: 182617

Re: THE FLATLEY DRYER

Some of these developers are morons... `Chester's Roman wall collapses after digging work' LINK That is appalling, but what why did the planning department allow them to excavate anywhere near the wall? Same thing happened to the gable end of my neighbours barn when they attempted to excavate round...
by Wendyf
17 Jan 2020, 16:16
Forum: Puzzles & Quizzes
Topic: MYSTERY OBJECTS
Replies: 11299
Views: 459038

Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

Public baths?
by Wendyf
17 Jan 2020, 07:01
Forum: Ongoing Family Research
Topic: Craven Harrison’s – Jeremiah 1740 vs Jeremiah 1741
Replies: 76
Views: 678

Re: Craven Harrison’s – Jeremiah 1740 vs Jeremiah 1741

I have the Thornton in Craven records in a spreadsheet if there is anything I can look up for you do let me know. Dupuytren's runs in my family, my brother had the op a couple of years ago as it was interfering with his cycling! My palm is looking very weird but it hasn't affected my fingers yet. I ...
by Wendyf
16 Jan 2020, 08:56
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: Today I shall be Mainly...
Replies: 10262
Views: 425297

Re: Today I shall be Mainly...

:drummer: :happybd:
Happy Birthday Sue!
by Wendyf
16 Jan 2020, 07:06
Forum: Puzzles & Quizzes
Topic: MYSTERY OBJECTS
Replies: 11299
Views: 459038

Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

All tinsel long since worn away! My lovely brush keeps very busy.... No need for commiserations Stanley, it was the first item on Santa's list.
by Wendyf
15 Jan 2020, 17:27
Forum: Puzzles & Quizzes
Topic: MYSTERY OBJECTS
Replies: 11299
Views: 459038

Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

I recognise a yard brush when I see one! :laugh5: Did I mention that I got a new one for Christmas?
by Wendyf
15 Jan 2020, 13:56
Forum: Puzzles & Quizzes
Topic: MYSTERY OBJECTS
Replies: 11299
Views: 459038

Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

Is he a crossing sweeper?
by Wendyf
12 Jan 2020, 13:31
Forum: Puzzles & Quizzes
Topic: MYSTERY OBJECTS
Replies: 11299
Views: 459038

Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

No! I spent ages going through photos of towers and light houses and holiday cottages but dismissed them all including Belle Tout. 😁
by Wendyf
12 Jan 2020, 13:13
Forum: Puzzles & Quizzes
Topic: MYSTERY OBJECTS
Replies: 11299
Views: 459038

Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

Well done Gloria, I was looking at that yesterday but didn't think it could be right because it looked so white and had a top on!
by Wendyf
12 Jan 2020, 08:04
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: Today I shall be Mainly...
Replies: 10262
Views: 425297

Re: Today I shall be Mainly...

Lovely photo Sue. Doesn't it usually snow for your week in the Lakes?
by Wendyf
11 Jan 2020, 21:36
Forum: What, Where, When, We, Who, Look & How
Topic: WHAT ATTRACTED YOUR ATTENTION TODAY?
Replies: 11039
Views: 517592

Re: WHAT ATTRACTED YOUR ATTENTION TODAY?

You must have heard something we haven't!
by Wendyf
11 Jan 2020, 11:32
Forum: Puzzles & Quizzes
Topic: MYSTERY OBJECTS
Replies: 11299
Views: 459038

Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

The base for a windmill?
by Wendyf
11 Jan 2020, 10:20
Forum: Puzzles & Quizzes
Topic: MYSTERY OBJECTS
Replies: 11299
Views: 459038

Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

Is it a reservoir outlet tower? (Can't see any water but it's worth a try!)

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