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Radio 16-6-1939.pdf
Jeannie Mee's script of a radio broadcast from Leeds on Friday, 16th June, 1939 describing the Yorkshire Dales Conference - the annual meeting of ministers and delegates from the Congregational Church - that took place in Keld.
This document can be…

Radio 13-4-1939.pdf
The script of a radio broadcast from Thursday, 13th April, 1939 featuring speakers from Keld, Muker and Gunnerside. ( The copy is slightly clipped top and bottom on some pages)
This document is available to download to view in full screen.

DOC025.pdf
Newspaper article from the Farmer's Guardian 10th September 1976

1854 Rules ^0 Order.pdf
The original Rules of the Keld Mutual Intellectual Improvement Society. These are the first hand written entries in the 1854 Minute Book.

Covering letter.pdf

1924 Farm Auctions.pdf

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

History of Lead Mining in Upper Swaledale.pdf
Written version of the Heritage Open Day public talk from the 10th September 2016

Swaledale Woman Maggie Joe Chapman.pdf

Taken for a walk in Keld 1.jpeg
Extract from Mrs Doreen Guy's handwritten manuscript of her experience of taking a group of Keld school children on a nature walk.

BetweenTheEars-20151107-AliceAtCrackpotHall (1).mp3
Recording of Between the Ears - Alice of Crackpot Hall by David Almond for BBC Radio 3 broadcast in November 2015

West Stonesdale Mine.pdf
Information regarding two small mining sites in Upper Swaledale

Beldi Hill and Swinnergill Mines 2.pdf
Historical information relating to the Beldi Hill & Swinnergill mining complex in Upper Swaledale.

The Beldi Hill Trial.pdf
An account of the famous Beldi Hill Trial between Lord Pomfret and Thomas Smith over mining and land ownership rights. The trials ran from 1769 - 1772

The Beldi Hill Trial Events from a Personal Perspective.pdf
Extracts from John Parke's journal from 1769 - 1772 describing the events in Swaledale during the disputes and trials between Lord Pomfret and Thomas Smith. John Parkes and Company had leased mining ground from Thomas Smith and this ground was the…

Newpaper coverage of Beldi Hill Trials.pdf
1771 national press coverage of the Beldi Hill dispute in Swaledale.

1930 diary.pdf
Bobby Hutchinson provided a taxi service for Keld and the surrounding area. This is his 1930 diary showing all bookings

Bygone Days - Melbeck Coll 1.pdf
A collection of historical photographs of the Melbecks Parish of Swaledale.
Document is available to download to view in full screen

Bygone days - Melbecks Coll 2.pdf
A collection of historical photographs of the Melbecks Parish of Swaledale.
Document is available to download to view in full screen

Bygone days - farming photos.pdf
A collection of historical photographs depicting farming traditions in Swaledale.
The documents can be downloaded to view the images in full screen
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