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Covering letter.pdf

Waggett minute complete.pdf

A collection of written articles about Gunnerside

Historic Village Atlas Keld.pdf
This Village Appraisal Report by the Archaeological Society, Newcastle upon Tyne was commissioned by the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority

Keld School Managers' Letters.pdf
A collection of letters to and from the management committee of Keld School (please note these are not in chronological order)

Keld School Through the Years.pdf
Photographs of Keld School children from 1917 to the 1950's. The document can be downloaded to view in full screen

Solomon Harker 1815 Keld.jpg
The Harker family lived in the house that was demolished so Keld public hall could be built. This is Solomon Harker, son of John Harker (Keld) & Hannah Pounder (Thwaite). Solomon married Nancy Peacock in 1841 and they then emigrated to America in…

Passing By Play Script 1943.pdf
Souvenir programme and script of a 1943 play performed in Keld Public Hall.
This document can be downloaded to view in full screen

Spencer's Handbook to Swaledale and Arkengarthdale.pdf
A fabulous little handbook to guide the visitor around Swaledale, printed in Richmond although date unknown.
Document available to download to view in full screen.

Pearson photos.pdf
A miscellaneous collection of photographs and postcards from the private collection of Mollie Pearson. The document can be downloaded to view in full screen

Swaledale postcards.pdf
A collection of postcards from various private photograph collections

Richard and Cherry Kearton taking a photograph of a bird's nest.PNG
These photographs showcase the innovation and creativity the brothers employed to be able to capture, for the first time, birds actually on their nests. When they initially told friends and associates of their intentions, the response was that it…

richard and birds.jpg
Richard Kearton was a gifted public speaker who shared his passion and interest for the natural world with audiences throughout the British Isles. He published many books, which included photographs by his brother Cherry, which allowed the general…


Newspaper article from the Farmer's Guardian 10th September 1976

F&M Epic.pdf
3rd April 2001 article covering the foot and mouth epidemic, featuring an interview with Raymond Calvert, Hoggarths Farm, near Keld

Summary of the breed points that are used for judging Swaledale Sheep

Flock Book 1920.pdf
The first flock book detailing the founding committee members, rules and breed specifications, and first registered tups. These books are now very rare as only a limited number of copies were produced. Can be downloaded to view in full screen.

1938 leaflet complete.pdf
Original catalogue from the 1938 Hawes Auction Mart sheep sale

Hawes Auction Mart 1933.pdf
Original catalogue from Hawes Auction Mart Sheep Sales 1933
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