Horton-in-Ribblesdale Local History Group
Records in this Collection
hhg001_01. List of males in the parish dated 1803
hhg001_02. Transcript of census return for Horton dated 1861
hhg001_03. Particulars of a sample of farms in Horton parish from:
1. 1823 Foster survey
2. 1851 census returns
3. 1867 directory
hhg001_04. Farm list from 1823 Foster survey, 1851 census, 1881 census , and 1984 list
hhg001_05. Transcript of census return for ...
hhg002 Shows and Sales (auctions)
hhg002_01. Horton and district young farmers’ club annual show programme dated 1960
hhg002_02. Catalogue of show entries dated 1950
hg002_03. List of subscriptions and donations not dated
hhg002_04. Horton annual show dated 1967
hhg002_05. No record
hhg002_06. Newspaper cutting, auction notification R Turner Bentham, cattle and sheep dated 1933
hhg002_07. Newspaper cutting, auction notification R Turner Bentham ...
hhg003 Parish Records including list of records held at NYCRO Northallerton
hhg003_01. List of ministers and incumbents of St Oswald’s church Horton C1200 – 1981
hhg003_02. List of records for Horton in Ribblesdale held at NYCRO Northallerton including parish and school registers
hhg003_03. Index of apprenticeship indentures for Horton in Ribblesdale undated
hhg003_04. Horton public hall financial records October ...
hhg004 Family Trees
hhg004_01. Matthew Sedgewick undated
hhg004_02. Foster family from 1578
hhg004_03. Horton families from early 16th century
hhg004_04. List of Horton surnames
hhg004_05. Letter re. Redmayne family
hhg004_06. Sedgewick 1520
hhg004_07. Burials at Horton 1835
hhg004_08. Copy of entry of marriage 1888 Watt / Redmayne of Brackenbottom
hhg004_09. Assorted papers relating to the Proctor family
hhg004_10. Letter dated 28 August 1985 re. Whaley ...
hhg006 Coal, Peat and Electricity
hhg006_01. Notes about peat / turf and coal roads in Horton parish
hhg006_02. Diagram of peat cutting spade
hhg006_03. Picture and map of coal seam on Penyghent drawn by Arnold Pacey in 1984
hhg006_04. Caption for a map of a dispute between tenants of Newby and Selside 1620
hhg006_05. Caption for a map of a ...
HHG007. Newspapers – Extracts and Cuttings
hhg007_01. Newspaper cutting North Ribblesdale Advertiser 1864 Horton show report
hhg007_02. Newspaper cutting The Settle Chronicle and North Ribblesdale Advertiser 1864 prize essay on rearing and feeding livestock by W Shepherd of Settle
hhg007_03. Newspaper cutting North Ribblesdale Agricultural Assoc. report undated
hhg007_04. Newspaper article Craven Herald and Pioneer 1978 about Horton in ...
hhg008 Oral History
hhg008_01. Wartime recollections and random jottings by George Perfect – 1986
hhg008_02. Memories of Mr Frank Beresford of 30 Midland Terrace, Hellifield – 9 August 1984
hhg008_03. Conversation with Miss Kathleen Foster – 20 January 1988
hhg008_04. Conversation with Miss Winifred Wilcock – 5 May 1988
hhg008_05. Conversation with Mrs Ruth Kay – 3 February 1988
hhg008_06. Conversation ...
hhg009_01. Group of captions for 1985 exhibition concerning enclosure awards in Horton parish
hhg009_02. Article on Mean Moss Pasture letting
hhg009_03. Extract from partition deed of South House Moor in parish of Horton in Ribblesdale dated 2 March 1750
hhg009_04. Notes about various Horton enclosure awards
hhg009_05 Typewritten notes on enclosure awards in Horton
hhg009_06. Notice for letting of ...
A small group of documents relating to :
hhg011_01. Index of aerial photographs showing medieval features
hhg011_02. Undated monochrome photograph of lynchets at Dubcote
Poor Law Union and Roads
hhg012_01. Lettings of tolls for turnpike dated 1846
hhg012_02. Report dated 14 June 1897 on sanitary conditions in Settle Union – Horton p. 19
hhg012_03. Act of Parliament 21 January 1790 for turnpike road repairs Keighley – Kirby Lonsdale (including Horton)
Folder of estate accounts, land rentals, some probate records and a field survey for Foster estates.
hhg013_01. Financial report and account of monies in hand executors of J W Foster 1879
hhg013_02. Thomas Heselden’s account book of Revd. Dr Wilson’s estate at Horton C18th
hhg013_03. Craven hearth tax assessments 1672
hhg013_04. Craven probate inventories 1709 to 1710
hhg013_05. Rentals dated ...
Domesday Project 1986. A project completed by pupils at Horton primary school for a BBC initiative to prepare a “Domesday Disc” providing contemporaneous information about places covered in the Domesday book.
hhg014_01. Project data
Historical notes and transcripts prepared by various authors relating to:
hhg015_01. Transcript of Duchy of Lancaster special commission 16 September 1618
hhg015_02. Notes on the origin of place names in Horton parish
hhg015_03. Notes on 1619 plan of Horton parish
Settle Chronicle February 1854 – 1864 – bound photocopy.
In two segments.
Barns Survey – field survey of every barn and agricultural building in Horton parish conducted by Dr David Johnson in 2011. Includes CDs containing photographs of most buildings. Survey was conducted on behalf of the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority. The photographs are available to view by contacting the secretary of Horton History Group.
Horton Churchyard Survey – survey of extant grave markers and inscriptions – Card index box containing individual records and monochrome photographs of each grave in alphabetical order with location map. This survey does not include the Parish Council owned burial ground.
hhg018_001. Alphabetical list of names of those buried
hhg018_002. Manuscript draft of hhg018_001 (not digitised)
hhg018_003. Plan ...
Folder containing documents and photographs about the Home Guard in WWII
hhg019_001. Undated monochrome photograph of Charlie Thompson and John Sunter
hhg019_002. Undated monochrome photograph of general group of Horton Home Guard members outside Helwith Bridge Inn
hhg019_003. Caption with names for hhg019_002.
hhg019_004. Poem “The Home Guard” by Earnest Calcutt of Selside
hhg019_005. Home guard and the railway
hhg019_006. Original ...
hhg020_001. Undated letter from Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon to Kathleen Greaves re. Womens’ Land Army
hhg020_002. Notes about fields ploughed at Horton 1939 – 1945
hhg020_003. Set of exhibition display notes about farming
hhg021 Folder containing material relating to Observation Post at the Knoll Horton
hhg021_001. Multiple height calculator
hhg021_002. List of number of volunteers in Royal Observer Corps and their purpose
hhg021_003. Details of the observation post at Horton with wire call signs and details of other districts nearby. Includes handwritten copy
hhg021_004. Undated monochrome photograph of observer Ella Goodwin
hhg021_005. Map ...
Folder containing material relating to Evacuees at Horton
hhg022_001. Typed transcript of newspaper article dated 17 November 1939 about Craven evacuees
hhg022_002. Manuscript notes about evacuees Donald Firth and Jack, Leonard and Alan Taylor
hhg022_003. Manuscript notes about evacuees at Foredale cottages
hhg022_004. Manuscript note about evacuees from Brighton
hhg022_005. Manuscript note hhg022_004. Continued
hhg022_006. Manuscript note about evacuees from Thornbury ...
hhg023 Folder containing documents relating to the Kitchen Front during WWII
hhg023_001. Civil Defence leaflet undated – “Your Food in Wartime”
hhg023_002. Invoice dated 1940 from Fletcher and Cartwright (Cape Town) for dried fruits etc.
hhg023_004. Ministry of Food regulations and licence for the slaughter of pigs
hhg023_005. Handwritten list of North Craven shops including Horton, lists of shows, ...
hhg024 Folder containing documents and photographs relating to Prisoners of War held at Horton
hhg024_001. Collection of manuscript notes about prisoners of war at Horton
hhg024_002. Undated monochrome photograph of un-named German prisoners of war at Foredale farm
hhg024_003. Undated monochrome photograph of un-named prisoners of war at Arcow farm
hhg024_004. Undated monochrome photograph of Harry Kraffzik, German POW ...
hhg025 Folder containing material relating to Clothing during WWII
hhg025_001. Board of Trade information about how to buy and look after your shoes
hhg025_002. Extract from clothing book dated 1946 – 1947
hhg025_003. List of clothing and no of coupons required dated 1941 to 1949
hhg025_004. Details of general information of garments and materials used during WWII including utility ...
hhg026 Folder containing material relating to The Railway During WWII
hhg026_001. Photocopy of undated newspaper article about Selside signal box
hhg026_002. Undated monochrome photograph of Selside signal box
hhg026_003. Undated monochrome photograph of first three signalwomen to take charge of Selside signal box
hhg026_004. Undated monochrome photograph of Mrs Winnie Sunter, Signalwoman at Selside signal box
hhg026_005. Undated monochrome photograph ...