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Ironstone Quarrying near Whitby

Ironstone quarrying is hard work and these grafters gather for a breather and a photograph at Whinstone quarry in Rosedale. Stone merchant William Berriman and Ironstone miner John Berriman plus Robert and Joseph are all recorded in the census from … Continue reading

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Wath-upon-Dearne Yorkshire

The performer Les Barker  whilst not from Wath was reading poems at a festival in 2009. This ditty he wrote and performed stayed with me: It was a calm, still day in Flamborough, The channel clear and wide, As the … Continue reading

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