Be buried in wool ! – or there will be a £5 fine !
St Oswald’s church, Farnham. Times were hard for the wool trade in the latter half of the seventeenth century following the dislocation of the civil war which had hit exports. Something had to be done. What would oblige people to buy more woollen goods? Someone came up with the... Read more
Here’s another fun day out  in Scotton in 1878
. . . not only Races for horses, donkeys, men and women, but a Cricket Match, too between Scotton and Kirk Hamerton – I wonder who won. Plus a Musical Gala. And the guests were also promised mirth of all sorts. A Singing Competition was held, which must have been... Read more