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Ugthorpe Mill

Ugthorpe Mill

The Windmill at Ugthorpe was erected in 1796 on the site of an earlier structure. A fixed tower mill with automatic fan wheel for turning the unusual cap into the wind. When advertised for sale in 1860 it contained two pairs of mill stones; one French, one Grey. Subsequent owners were Mr C. Walker, Robert Dobson Snr Robert Dobson Jnr, Mr Wilkinson; and taken over by Eric Stonehouse of Wakefield. Today it still stands but not as a windmill. Information from ”Yorkshire Windmills” by Alan Whitworth. This photograph taken in 1954 by Alan Richardson. Alan Gifford has advised: ”Ugthorpe windmill had roller reeling sails, where blind like shutters could be automatically opened and closed, all at the same time.”

Image courtesy of Alan Richardson and many thanks to Alan for the update.

Danby Show

Danby Show

Stape Silver Band at Danby Show 1968. The Band are regular performers at many local agricultural shows.

Photo courtesy Alan Richardson.

New Shoes

New Shoes

A close up of Mr Severs, at Roxby Smithy, fixing the shoe to the hoof of the patiently waiting horse. Gareth Severs tells us: ”Really pleased I have found this picture, this is my Great Grandad. He was the Blacksmith at Turton Cottages, Roxby. I have seen other pictures of him and also Mr Jack Welford (Jack America) with his horses outside the Blacksmiths.”

Image courtesy of Alan Richardson and many thanks to Gareth for the update.

Farrier at Work

Farrier at Work

The Blacksmith at work with a farmer watching the proceedings, the scene framed by the horseshoe arch which form part of the smithy at Roxby.

Photograph courtesy of Alan Richardson

Ruswarp and Bridges

Ruswarp and Bridges

Another Tinted view of Ruswarp and the Bridges across the River Esk. with the Mill to the left of the Photo, Postcard appears to be before the Mill burned down in 1911.
An M.C. Postcard courtesy Ken Johnson.

Heartbeat Country

Heartbeat Country

A colour tinted Postcard of Goathland from the moor, from the 1930s style solitary car in view, gives an approximate date for the postcard.

After the television series this view and the village were transformed.
Postcard courtesy Ken Johnson.

St Hedda’s Church, Egton Bridge

An inspiring view of the interior of St Hedda’s Church at Egton Bridge. From a postcard produced by H & F Stokeld Printers of Middlesbrough probably from the 1930s.
Image courtesy of Owen Rooks.

Ruswarp Bridges

Ruswarp Bridges

Ruswarp seen here in 1913, the old road bridge across the Esk is in the foreground, it was replaced with the present structure in 1936. behind is the rail bridge.

David Richardson tells us: ”The bridge was photographed assembled at Dorman, Long & Co. Ltd’s Bridge Yard in February 1936 just before being shipped to the village. One of my grandfathers jobs in his early years was to repaint the bridge when it was its original color blue, these days its painted green.”
A Reliable series Postcard, courtesy Ken Johnson and thanks to David for that update.

Row that Boat

Row that Boat

A fine summers day at Ruswarp, One man exerts himself on the river, As others take their ease in the deckchairs.
Image courtesy of Ken Johnson.

Boats For Hire

Boats For Hire

Ruswarp Scene, A popular place for Hiring a rowing boat for a leisurely time on the River Esk. with a four pack, in the water tied to the boat!.
Image courtesy of Rita Unthank.