world war two

Tiresome Girls

We’ll be talking about some of the hidden gems to be found in the Women’s and Army archive at the Yorkshire Museum of Farming, tomorrow.  We start at 2PM, Upper Dales Family History Group, Harmby Village Hall, nr Leyburn. Whilst working on the talk, we found in the archive, two rather interesting letters.  One, apparently […]


More Respectable Than Formerly

Monday 16th May, 1836 A large assortment of Pots at the Market today… but all was pretty quiet, there is no such uproar as there used to be with the Blackguards who attended. I think the Potters are rather more respectable than formerly…   [The Diary of Robert Sharp of South Cave, Life in a […]