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  • Memorial Photos

    General repository for photos used in Preserving Our Past
  • Residents

    General Repository for photos and other data relatiing to Hampsthwaite Residents
  • PLOT No. ## Felliscliffe Chapel-of-Ease

    Approximate location of Plot at the Felliscliffe Chapel of Ease, Kettlesing, HG3 2LB
  • Hampsthwaite Village Room and COVID-19

    The Village Room Committee has taken steps to qualify the hall as being COVID-19 Secure as follows: We have conducted a Village Room Risk Assessment and made it available to all users. We have cleaning, handwashing and hygiene procedures in line with UK Government guidance We have taken all reasonable steps to help hall users keep safe from COVID-19 We have taken all reasonable steps to help Hirers maintain Social Distancing when using the Village Room Where people cannot keep 2m apart we have advised Hirers on the mitigating actions they might take to manage transmission risk
  • Hampsthwaite Community Room and COVID-19

    The Community Room Committee has taken steps to qualify the hall as being COVID-19 Secure as follows: We have conducted a Community Room Risk Assessment and made it available to all users. We have cleaning, handwashing and hygiene procedures in line with UK Government guidance We have taken all reasonable steps to help hall users keep safe from COVID-19 We have taken all reasonable steps to help Hirers maintain Social Distancing when using the  Community Room Where people cannot keep 2m apart we have advised Hirers on the mitigating actions they might take to manage transmission risk
  • Preserving Our Past

    The churchyard of St Thomas a'Beckett, and its Chapel-of-Ease at Felliscliffe hold within them a wealth of local heritage via their Memorial Inscriptions and Burial Records. Why so many infant deaths, what was happening in society at the time of burial, was there a war or an illness affecting the population? How many local families are represented there and are there any well known names - or not so well known but with an interesting story attached? Is the design of the Memorial interesting in terms of its art work or the language used?This section of our website aims to list photographs of all Memorials, together with their Inscriptions and Church Records so that such questions may be answered by browsing or searching both now and in the foreseeable future - even long after some inscriptions may have faded beyond readability.
  • Bell

    Plot No. 3043 John Bell 1764 -1833 Plot No. 3148 William Bell 1811-1879Elizabeth Bell 1811 - 1860 Plot No. 3148 Maria Bell 1845 -1845Hannah Bell 1846 - 1860 Click on images to enlarge  Inscription  Inscription  Inscription Herelieth the body of JohnBell of Birstwith who de-parted this life the 1st of September 1833 aged69 years INLOVING MEMORYOFWILLIAM BELLBORN 3RD JUNE 1811,DIED 4TH JULY 1879ALSOELIZABETH,WIFE OF THE ABOVE,BORN 14TH JANY 1811,DIED 10TH MARCH 1860 IN LOVING MEMORYOF MARIA BELLBORN 3RD FEBY 1845DIED 11TH FEBY 1845ALSOHANNAH BELL BORN 18TH AUG 1846DIED 16TH JANY 1860
  • Lupton

    Plot No. 109 Ann Lupton  1784 - 1858 Plot No. 110 William Lupton 1775  - 1859 Click on images to enlarge Inscription Inscription IN MEMORY OFANN LUPTONof Hampsthwaitewho Died December 3rd 1858Aged 74 Years. In Memory ofWILLIAM LUPTON OF HAMPSTHWAITEWHO DIED JULY 18TH 1859AGED 84 YEARSLo! the prisoner is releasedLightened of his fleshly loadWhere the weary are at restHe is gather’d in to God!Lo! the pain of life is past,All his warfare now is o’er.Death and hell behind are cast,Grief and suffering are no more.
  • Watson

    Plot No. 61 Mary Hannah Watson 1863 -1931George Watson 1763 - 1846Henry Watson 1892 -1963Charles Watson 1893 -1918William Watson 1890 - 1891 Plot No. 81 Thomas Watson 1825 -1909Sarah Watson 1824 - 1899 Click on images to enlarge Inscription Inscription IN LOVING MEMORY OFMARY HANNAH WATSONDIED 1931 AGE 68ALSO HER HUSBANDGEORGEDIED 1946 AGE 83AND THEIR SONSHENRYDIED 27TH JAN.1963 AGE 71CHARLESDIED 23RD OCT. 1918 AGE 25WILLIAMDIED 14TH APR. 1891 AGE 1 In Loving Memory oTHOMAS WATSONOF FELLISCLIFFEWHO DIED MARCH 10TH 1909IN HIS 78TH YEARALSO OF SARAH WIFE OFTHE ABOVE WHO DIED DECEMBER 4TH 1899IN HER 75TH YEAR"SWEET REST AT LAST"
  • Smith

    Plot No. 3001 Edward Smith 1769 -1869Sarah Smith 1782 -1868Sarah Smith 1824 -1844 Click on images to enlarge Inscription  Thy will be doneSACREDTO THE MEMORY OFEDWARD SMITH,OF FELLISCLIFFE WHO DIED NOVEMBER 29th 1869AGED 100 YEARSALSO 6 FEET TO THE WEST SIDE OF THIS STONELIETH SARAH, THE WIFEOF THE ABOVE WHO DIED DECEMBER 3rd 1868AGED 86 YEARSALSO SARAH, DAUGHTEROF THE ABOVE WHO DIED MAY 24th 1844AGED 20 YEARS
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Irish and Country Music Concerts

2016 of Irish and Country Music Concerts held at Hampsthwaite Memorial Hall, nr Harrogate, North Yorkshire.

For more information contact:
Reg : 01423 770609
Margaret : 07947 591227
Gwen : 01943 880305

Please book early
Check for updates and any late changes at Short Notice


All profits to Charity

2016 Progamme of Irish and Country Music
at Hampsthwaite Memorial Hall (HG3 2EH)

All concerts start at 7.30pm

  • Sunday 13 March - Frank McCaffrey


    Frank McCaffrey ( http://www.frankmccaffrey.net/ ) is from Westport in Co Mayo. He started his musical career at an early age and formed his first band with some friends while still at school. When he left school he joined a local band‚ ‘The Beatminstrels‚’ and then later joined ‘The Frielmen’.
    In 1970 he turned professional and began playing bass guitar in ‘Margo and the Country Folk‚’ (Daniel O’Donnell's sister). Five years later he left to form his own band‚ ‘Band of Gold.’ In 1983 Frank made the decision to become a solo artist and was signed to Ritz records.
  • Sunday 10 April - Shawn Cuddy


    Sean Cuddy ( http://www.shawncuddy.co.uk/ ) served his time and learned his craft having done support to JOHNNY CASH and touring the UK with FOSTER and ALLEN, with this experience behind him SHAWN has become a very polished entertainer and singer.Shawn has Ten CD Albums and Five DVD’S recorded and has achieved Best Entertainer, Best Country Singer and had Hit Singles in the charts many times over the years. Shawn’s latest album, titled “Silver Gems”, is proving to be a winner with his fans with four originals on it and some standards. His latest single “If I had a Hammer” is taken from this new album which is on the Arran label.
  • May - To be arranged and subject to support

  • Sunday 5 June - Pat Jordan


    Pat Jordan and Finian's Rainbow ( http://www.patjordan.co.uk ) are one of the world's best Irish/Country bands.In huge demand - be sure to attend one of our live shows
  • Sunday 10 July - Sean Wilson


    Sean Wilson ( http://www.seanwilson.info/ ) is an Irish singer and accordionist who has recorded 26 albums since his debut in 1988. His vast catalogue of hits includes Working Man, Forty Shades Of Green, Through The Eyes Of A Child and The Fields of Athenry.
  • Sunday 7 August - Nicky James


    Nicky James ( http://www.nickyjamesmusic.co.uk/ )
  • Thursday 8 September - Millstones Special


    Pat Jordan & Finian's Rainbow plus Kenny Paul
    To include a 2 course meal
  • Sunday 2 October - Curtis Magee


    Curtis Magee ( http://www.curtismagee.com ) originates from Strabane, County Tyrone but now resides in Coleraine on the beautiful North Antrim Coast.
    Recognised as Ireland’s No1 solo entertainer, Curtis is able to take you through the musical generations and his repertoire ensures something for everyone in his audience. From Irish ballads, country, gospel songs to sing-a longs and from music of the 50’s and 60’s they are all produced in his own unique and engaging style.
  • November - To be arranged and subject to support

  • Sunday 4 December - John McNicholl


    In 2001 John McNicholl ( http://www.johnmcnicholl.com ) was the proud recipient of the Best Newcomer Award from Country Music UK. Among other great highlights of John’s singing career to date include sharing a stage with Daniel O’ Donnell and Sir Cliff Richard at the Kincasslagh Festival, County Donegal. John also played support to the legendary Sir. Elton John.
  • Thursday 15 December - Shawn Cuddy


    Sean Cuddy ( http://www.shawncuddy.co.uk/ ) served his time and learned his craft having done support to JOHNNY CASH and touring the UK with FOSTER and ALLEN, with this experience behind him SHAWN has become a very polished entertainer and singer.Shawn has Ten CD Albums and Five DVD’S recorded and has achieved Best Entertainer, Best Country Singer and had Hit Singles in the charts many times over the years. Shawn’s latest album, titled “Silver Gems”, is proving to be a winner with his fans with four originals on it and some standards. His latest single “If I had a Hammer” is taken from this new album which is on the Arran label.
Irish and Country Music Concerts
2016 of Irish and Country Music Concerts held at Hampsthwaite Memorial Hall, nr Harrogate, North Yorkshire.

For more information contact:
Reg : 01423 770609
Margaret : 07947 591227
Gwen : 01943 880305

Please book early
Check for updates and any late changes at Short Notice


All profits to Charity