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About skeltonhistorygroup

I am Secretary (and now Webmaster) for Skelton History Group.

Cleveland Way National Trail 50th Anniversary

This year, 2019, marks the 50th anniversary of the creation of the Cleveland Way. It was first called a Long-distance Footpath but has subsequently been renamed as a National Trail. A programme of events to mark its 50th anniversary have … Continue reading

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Greenhows in the parish of Skelton

Recently a gentleman called Bill Burnett made contact with the Group through the website asking if anyone could tell him where “Greenhows in the parish of Skelton” is or was. He had come across it in a will whilst researching … Continue reading

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WW1 Commemoration

During the course of this year we have added several PDF files of information relating to the men listed on various memorials in the villages of Skelton, Skelton Green, New Skelton, North Skelton and Brotton. Please see under The Fallen … Continue reading

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Old All Saints Church

We have made available searchable PDF files of the following: Baptism, Marriage and Burial registers Monumental Inscriptions A Headstone Index There is also a Churchyard Plan that can be used in conjunction with the Monumental Inscriptions and the Headstone Index. … Continue reading

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OK! We haven’t been making the best use of this feature. It has become apparent that when we add new info to any part of this website, it will make a lot of sense to add a new post to … Continue reading

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The panels are here!

The two interpretation panels were installed earlier this year. See here for pictures and more details Top

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The panels are coming!

The interpretive panels have arrived in the area. See here for more information. Top

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