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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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Census returns for Manor Farm

Manor Farm House

1841John HENSON (54) Farmer
Sarah HENSON (25) f. s.
William HENSON (23) m. s.
Ann HENSON (20) f. s.
John HENSON (15)
1851John HENSON Head wdr. (63) Farmer 88 acres emp. 2 b. Clifton
John HENSON son u. (24) b. Tong
Ellen MARSHALL niece u. (19) Domestic servant b. Tong
1861Ruth BROTHERTON Head w. (66) Farmer 23 acres emp. 3 lab. b. Hamps.
William BROTHERTON son s (26) Agr. Labb. Hamps.
Elizabeth ASHTON serv. s (21) House serv. b. Hamps.
Richard REDLEY lodger m (53) stonemason b. Ossett
1871Thomas SIGSWORTH Head m (54) Farmer 110 acres emp.1 lab. b. Huby
Sarah SIGSWORTH wife m (47) b. Pateley Bridge
Ann SIGSWORTH dau s (23) b. Huby
Sarah S. J. SIGSWORTH SIGSWORTH dau s (21) b. Tollerton
Thomas J. SIGSWORTH son s (19) b. Tollerton
Jane E. SIGSWORTH dau s (15) b. Youlton
Hannah J. SIGSWORTH SIGSWORTHdau s (11) scholar b. Youlton
Albert E.W. SIGSWORTH son s (2) b. Hampsthwaite
James ASHTON serv. s (21) Farm servant b. Hamps.
1881 Manor HouseThomas SIGSWORTH m Head (64) Farmer 91 acres emp. 1 b. Huby
Sarah SIGSWORTH m wife (58) b. Fellbeck
Jane SIGSWORTH unm daug (25) Farmers daughter b. Youlton
Theresa SIGSWORTH unm daug (21) Farmers daughter b. Youlton
Albert E. SIGSWORTH s son (12) b. Hamps.
Sarah A BROWN unm visitor (24) dressmaker b. Huby
Henry JACKSON unm servant (21) farm servant (indoor) b. Howestern
1891 Manor HouseSarah SIGSWORTH Head wid (67) Farmer b. Fellbeck
Jane SIGSWORTH daus (35) general servant b. Youlton
Theresa SIGSWORTH daus (31) general servant b. Youlton
Albert E.W. SIGSWORTH son s (22) farmers son b. Hamps.
Abel KAY SIGSWORTH serv wid (37) horse breather (sic) b. Hamps.
William FOREST serv s (20) farm servant b. Hamps.
Joseph BOWERS serv s (16) farm servant b. Hamps.
1901 Manor HouseSarah SIGSWORTH Head w f (77) Farmer b. Pateley Bridge
Jane E. SIGSWORTH daus f (45) Farmers daughter b. Alne
H. Theresa SIGSWORTH daus f (41) Invalid Rheumation b. Alne
Albert E.W. SIGSWORTH son M (32) Farmer b. Hamps.
Mary E. SIGSWORTH dau in law m f (25) b. Leeds
Robert W. ELLIS serv s M (17) ploughman on farm b. Hamps.
Charles E THOMPSON serv s M (14) general help on farm b. Haard
1911 Manor House FarmFred HORNER son (21) Farmers son working on farm b.Tanfield
Sarah PORRITT servant W (58) Housekeeper domestic b.Whitby

Note:

Prior to 1881 no name for the property was recorded on the census. The occupants for the previous decades have been identified because of their position in the census lists (next to the record of the clergy), their occupations and the connection of the name Henson with "Henson Close" mentioned in deeds associated with the property.

Census returns for Manor Farm

Manor Farm House