The 'Constable' for Skelton responsible for making the return
was John Wilkinson who had - 2 cows, 4 calves, 2 pigs, 2 draught
horses, 1 cart, 5 q of wheat, 10 of oats, 4 loads of hay and 6 sacks of
The return for Skelton dated 5th Oct 1801:-
32 Farmers and sons. Stock and fodder was listed for
George Thwaites. John Wilson. William Appleton. William Hordon. Thomas
Oliver. John Lynas junior. Thomas Brown. Thomas Readman who
had 1 cow and 2 loads hay, John Appleton, Richard Leng. George Clemmit.
William Clemmit who had 1 cow, 1 sheep, 1 pig, 1 draught horse and 4
loads of hay, George Cooper. Christopher Wiley. Isaac Hutton who had 7
cows, 6 calves, 6 sheep, 8 pigs, 3 draught horses, 2 carts, 15 q of
wheat, 25 of oats, 13 loads of hay, 5 sacks of potatoes, Christopher
Craddock. Ralph Lynas. William Wilkinson. Isaac Robinson
Edward Bottomless. Robert Watson. Anthony Thirkin. Thomas Revely.
George Lynas. John Robinson. George Elliot. Robert Wilsonson. Sowerby John. Thomas Dowson. Thomas Burlow. Stephen Ableson. Joseph Dowson. Isaac Wilkinson.
9 "Taylors" Ralph Lynas. Anthony Stephenson. Thomas Shemelds who had 3 cows, 1 pig, 1 riding horse and 3 loads of hay. William Shemelds. Philip Dillowfield [infirm], Joseph Thompson. Christopher Kilburn. Isaac Bell. John Hutton.
| William Milburn. John Sanderson. John Thompson.
Michael Low who had 1 cow, 2 draught horses, 1 cart.
Isaac Thompson. Thomas Taylerson who had 1 cow, 2 loads of hay. Edward
Patterson who had 1 cow, 1 calf, 7 sheep, 1 pig, 1 draught horse, 1
cart, 8 loads of hay. Joshua Thompson. Thomas Robinson who had 1 cow, 2
sheep, 2 loads of hay. George Cole who had 1 cow 2 loads hay.
George Blackburn who had 1 draught horse, 1 cart, 2 loads of hay.
Robert Charter. Joseph Hutton. William Hutton. George Webster.
George Scaife. William Seaton. William Lewis.
1 Wheelwright:- James Crusher.
1 Blacksmith:- William Young.
2 Stonemasons:- William Lamb [over 60 years] who had 1 cow and 2 loads of hay; and his son Thomas.
3 Merchants:- Duncan McNaughton, son. John Hutton who had 1 riding horse and 4 loads of hay. William Dixon [infirm].
2 Millers:- Robert Wood and Samuel Stonehouse.