SKELTON - IN - CLEVELAND
IN HISTORY

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Introduction ~ ~ ~ Introduction - Acknowledgements - Links - CONTACT.
Page 1 10,000 TO 410AD The Ice Age to the Romans.
Page 2 410AD TO 800 Anglo Saxons and Vikings.
Page 3 ~ ~ ~ Skelton's Rosetta Stone.
Page 4 800 TO 1066 Conquered and Ruled by Danes.
Page 5 1066 TO 1119 The Norman Conquest.
Page 6 1119 TO 1188 Civil War, Guisborough Priory Founded.
Page 7 1188 TO 1216 King John attacks Skelton.
Page 8 1216 TO 1272 Crusades, Skelton Castle taken over.
Page 9 1272 TO 1291 Skelton Castle lands split four ways.
Page 10 1291 TO 1301 De Brus Tomb. Skelton a Borough ?
Page 11 1301 TO 1342 Skelton descendant becomes a King.
Page 12 1342 TO 1400 The Black Death decimates Skelton.
Page 13 1400 TO 1539 Double insanity at Skelton Castle.
Page 14 1539 TO 1603 Priory destroyed. Trotters buy Skelton.
Page 15 1603 TO 1642 Alum mining in Skelton.
Page 16 1642 TO 1660 Civil War
Page 17 1660 TO 1693 Restoration. Quakers. Vagrants.
Page 18 1693 TO 1713 Whipping Post. Old Church memorials.
Page 19 1713 TO 1736 L Sterne, Bawdy deeds at Skelton Castle.
Page 20 1736 TO 1773 Smuggling, Great acts of charity.
Page 21 1773 TO 1773 Skelton Map 1773.
Page 22 1773 TO 1785 A new Puritan style church for Skelton.
Page 23 1785 TO 1788 The Old Castle destroyed and replaced
Page 24 1788 TO 1801 Napoleon tries to invade Skelton.
Page 25 1801 TO 1801 Skelton's Home defence, 10 Billhooks.
Page 26 1801 TO 1813 Horatio Nelson saves the country.
Page 27 1813 TO 1823 Waterloo, Old tradespeople of Skelton.
Page 28 1823 TO 1841 Wharton's name at Skelton Castle.
Page 29 1841 TO 1850 Typical Life [and Death] of this time.
Page 30 1850 TO 1857 Discovery of 'gold'. The Ironstone Rush.
Page 31 1856 TO 1856 Ordance Survey Map of Skelton in 1856.
Page 32 1857 TO 1865 New Parsonage. First Mines.
Page 33 1865 TO 1867 Primitive Methodism.
Page 34 1868 TO 1869 Halfpenny Bridge, Rushpool Hall Built.
Page 35 1870 TO 1870 Skelton Nuisances, School Boards.
Page 36 1871 TO 1871 Terrace housing. Railway viaduct built.
Page 37 1872 TO 1872 Viaduct and 3 Mines opened.
Page 38 1873 TO 1873 Birth of a Skelton Hero.
Page 39 1874 TO 1874 First School Boards.
Page 40 1875 TO 1875 Railway service starts. Typical trades.
Page 41 1876 TO 1876 Skelton Castle in Hock to the Smugglers.
Page 42 1877 TO 1877 New Methodist Chapel. More offences.
Page 43 1878 TO 1878 Wharton Arms opened. More deaths.
Page 44 1879 TO 1879 Drunk and Riotous - Bankrupt.
Page 45 1880 TO 1880 N Skelton gets a P Office. Local offences.
Page 46 1881 TO 1881 Population multiplies - Felons and Drunken Assaults.
Page 47 1881 TO 1881 Census - all the people who lived in Skelton in 1881.
Page 48 1882 TO 1882 Mine Deaths - New Miners' Hospital.
Page 49 1883 TO 1883 Kid Catcher - Poaching Affray.
Page 50 1884 TO 1884 New Church in the High Street - Pigeons pinched.
Page 51 1885 TO 1885 Workers get Right to Vote. Child cruelty.
Page 52 1886 TO 1886 The Old Miners at Skelton Park Pit - Lunatic Asylum.
Page 53 1887 TO 1887 Pupil beaten. Begging.
Page 54 1888 TO 1888 Bell death. Band of Hope.
Page 55 1889 TO 1889 County Councils start - Bastardy and Poor Grub.
Page 56 1890 TO 1890 Skelton Parish News - Liberals and Trouble at Pit.
Page 57 1890 TO 1890 Bulmers directory. Old Skelton trades.
Page 58 1890 TO 1890 North Skelton trades.
Page 60 1890 TO 1890 Park Street, An Ironstone miner's life.
Page 61 1891 TO 1891 The Workhouse. Local complaints.
Page 62 1892 TO 1892 Wharton Death. Sad accident. Treats.
Page 63 1893 TO 1893 Royal Wedding. Cost of Living.
Page 64 1894 TO 1894 The Skelton Volunteers - The Age of Steam.
Page 65 1895 TO 1895 How to stop Juvenile Delinquency starting.
Page 66 1896 TO 1896 Sewerage System Complete - Mine Deaths.
Page 67 1897 TO 1897 Victoria's Jubilee. North Skelton's New 'Tute.
Page 68 1898 TO 1898 New Church Rooms, Primitive Methodist Chapel.
Page 69 1899 TO 1899 Boer War Starts, New Institute in Skelton.
Page 70 1900 TO 1900 Death of the Squire. Sad suicide.
Page 71 1901 TO 1901 Death of Victoria. Boer War Hospital.
Page 72 1901 TO 1901 Census - All the people who lived in Skelton in 1901.
Page 73 1902 TO 1902 End of Boer War. Coronation.
Page 74 1903 TO 1903 New School system. Telephones coming.
Page 75 1904 TO 1904 Rushpool Hall burnt down - More deaths
Page 76 1905 TO 1905 Rushpool Hall Restored. Poaching. Drunk and Disorderly.
Page 77 1906 TO 1906 Liberals win. Last service in Old Church.
Page 78 1907 TO 1907 Einstein. Electricity coming at "high pressure."
Page 79 1908 TO 1908 Old age pensions. 4th Yorks Battalion formed.
Page 80 1909 TO 1909 Mine Accidents and Skelton Tradesfolk.
Page 81 1909 TO 1909 Murder in Skelton Beck
Page 82 1909 TO 1909 Old folk - Harker St, Cleveland St.
Page 83 1909 TO 1910 Halfpenny Bridge. More deaths.
Page 84 1911 TO 1911 Coronation of George V.
Page 85 1912 TO 1913 More sacrifice of life for Iron.
Page 87 1913 TO 1913 The Parish Rate Book for 1913.
Page 88 1914 TO 1914 World War I, 1914.
Page 89 1915 TO 1915 World War I, 1915.
Page 90 1914 TO 1918 Skelton Men who fought in World War I.
Page 91 1916 TO 1916 World War I, 1916.
Page 92 1917 TO 1917 World War I, 1917.
Page 93 1918 TO 1918 World War I, 1918.
Page 94 1918 TO 1919 Memorials to those who died in World War I.
Page 95 ~ ~ ~ Skelton Graves and Memorials in Belgium 1.
Page 96 ~ ~ ~ Skelton Graves and Memorials in Belgium 2.
Page 97 ~ ~ ~ Skelton Graves and Memorials in England.
Page 98 ~ ~ ~ Skelton Graves and Memorials in France 1.
Page 99 ~ ~ ~ Skelton Graves and Memorials in France 2.
Page 100 ~ ~ ~ Skelton Graves and Memorials in France 3.
Page 101 ~ ~ ~ Skelton Graves and Memorials in France 4.
Page 102 ~ ~ ~ Skelton Graves and Memorials in France 5.
Page 103 ~ ~ ~ Skelton Graves and Memorials in France 6.
Page 104 ~ ~ ~ Skelton Graves and Memorials in France 7.
Page 105 ~ ~ ~ Skelton Memorials in Turkey, Egypt, Poland,Italy and Germany.
Page 106 1919 TO 1920 Stanghow Lane Memorial, Skelton Celtic.
Page 107 1921 TO 1922 Buses start. Village War Memorials unveiled.
Page 108 1922 TO 1926 The Depression.
Page 109 1927 TO 1935 Rise of Labour and Hitler.
Page 110 1936 TO 1937 Pacifism. Local trades of the time.
Page 111 1937 TO 1937 Skelton Shops.
Page 112 1937 TO 1938 Skelton trade folk. Hitler's advance.
Page 113 1938 TO 1941 World War II.
Page 114 1941 TO 1943 World War II.
Page 115 1944 TO 1945 World War II.
Page 116 ~ ~ ~ Index of Emails and Skelton Stories.
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