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by DF
Wed Jan 04, 2017 3:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A Happy New Year 2017
Replies: 0
Views: 578

A Happy New Year 2017

Just wishing friends old and new a "Happy, Healthy and Peaceful 2017"
by DF
Thu Oct 20, 2016 3:29 pm
Forum: Surnames J-R
Topic: Thomas Rooks, Wold Ranger
Replies: 7
Views: 3261

Re: Thomas Rooks, Wold Ranger

I remember "Tommy" Rooks as my Grandad, who knew him used to call him. He used to sleep in a makeshift tent on Woldgate not far from where it joins the Rudston to Burton Agnes Road. I used to go picking Brambles there with my Mum and he always spoke to us, whenever we went she would take him some fo...
by DF
Mon Mar 16, 2015 3:26 pm
Forum: Town Talk
Topic: Shutting down local shop!
Replies: 11
Views: 4381

Re: Shutting down local shop!

What about Alec Hall? and who are the Printers? is it Horsley and Dawsons? When I was 3 we lived above Southall & Stathers Electrical shop, next door to Tommy Burnett's Fish and Chip shop. The passage to our flat was beside Williamson's Sweet shop. There was Mallinson's, Spencer's Grocers, Phillips ...
by DF
Tue Jan 06, 2015 7:26 pm
Forum: Wolds Genealogy
Topic: Happy New Year 2015
Replies: 2
Views: 1111

Re: Happy New Year 2015

Wishing you all "A Happy, Healthy and Peaceful 2015".

Just sorry that there are not more posts these days; perhaps in the coming year there will be more interest.
by DF
Tue Dec 16, 2014 5:12 pm
Forum: Website Feedback
Topic: A Happy Christmas 2014
Replies: 0
Views: 11547

A Happy Christmas 2014

Wishing Admin and all members "A Very Happy Christmas" and "A Healthy, Prosperous and Peaceful 2015"
by DF
Sat Sep 20, 2014 1:28 pm
Forum: Surnames A-I
Topic: Adkins of Beverley and North Frodingham
Replies: 3
Views: 1895

Re: Adkins of Beverley and North Frodingham

My Dad used to say " fra Yack aback a arram" When he didn't know where someone or something was from. He was brought up mainly in the Market Weighton area.
by DF
Wed Jan 15, 2014 4:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Tourist Information Centre
Replies: 5
Views: 1664

Re: Tourist Information Centre

Might I add - Great Driffield is also the capital of the Yorkshire Wolds!!
by DF
Mon Jan 06, 2014 4:58 pm
Forum: Website Feedback
Topic: Censorship by whom??
Replies: 3
Views: 1418

Re: Censorship by whom??

I have had real problems since the site changed, couldn't use my old password, then got new ones, but they were not recognised when I typed them in again - so since last managing to log in have just not logged out!!
by DF
Sun Dec 22, 2013 5:42 pm
Forum: Town Talk
Topic: Happy Christmas
Replies: 4
Views: 1583

Happy Christmas

Wishing Admin and everyone who reads this a Very Happy Christmas and a Healthy and Peaceful 2014.
by DF
Tue Oct 15, 2013 4:17 pm
Forum: Website Feedback
Topic: Welcome back
Replies: 1
Views: 1099

Re: Welcome back

I like the look of the new website, but the old site was so quick to load unlike now - I am having real troublewhen trying to access it by using my computer just freezes!! I have to access through then clicking on genealogy. Is it just me or does anyone else have th...