Sunday, 31 August 2014
Saturday, 30 August 2014
Thursday, 28 August 2014
On the trail of my Great, Great Great Grandfather, Turnpike Labourer. He lived in Crosland Moor probably worked on the Wakefield to Austerlands Turnpike. The milestone I found in the grass on Blackmoorfoot Road is on the route............
The wonderfully named Refremey Haytack was John Stock's wife......
Sunday, 24 August 2014
Saturday, 16 August 2014
Wednesday, 13 August 2014
Thar she blows! Hurricane Bertha welcomed us back to Blighty. A whole bucket full of water fell whilst we were away....but at least it didn't rain properly until we hit Yorkshire at the other side of the Standedge Tunnel!
Tuesday, 12 August 2014
Yorkshire Wolds Bike Tour: Thwing village pump, known as "Black Jack". During WW2, it's ironwork was saved from being melted down by being hidden in a barn. Rediscovered under the hay in the 60s, the timber, black-painted pump was restored to its former glory