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|Dalton History 1|
|Roman to Norman|
|Villata De Dalton|
|Dalton Parva 2|
|Dalton Parva 3|
|Bill Brown the Poacher|
|Dalton Toll House|
|The Great War|
|Dalton History 3|
|Holy Trinity Church|
|Trinity Croft School|
|The Grapes Hotel|
|The Grapes Hotel 2|
|The West Family Photos|
|The Luis Arroyo Collection|
|St Peters Conisbro'|
Presented by Brian Eyre and John Doxey
There was a Mortgage by demise for 500
years at Canklow- ref. 213/C/19/2 - on the 3rd June 1774 William
Taylor of Dalton Parva, yeoman.
There is a plan of an estate situate at Dalton Parva in the parish of Rotherham and the West Riding of the County of York, belonging F. W. T. V. Wentworth esquire - ref. VWM/662 - dated 1850
In 1874 George A. Pauson was born at
Dalton he was found in 1881 living at Blyth Nottinghamshire
Looking toward Thrybergh from Dalton Parva. Old School on right
In the 20th century prior to the 1920's the following people owned businesses or held a position in Dalton Parva
William Ash a Farmer listed as Brecks Dalton Parva
William was born 1816 at Ranskill Nottinghamshire moved to Dalton approx 1866 or prior
listed as a Farmer Employer in 1891 living at 36 Brecks Farm with his wife
Mary Ash Wife who was born 1830 at Mission Nottinghamshire.
Their children were
Mrs. Priscilla Foulds Farmer and shopkeeper Priscilla was born in 1829 at Dalton Yorkshire became a farmer and Grocer listed as a Widower in 1891and running a business, Priscilla lived at 15, Dalton Parva.
George Giddings Postmaster and Parish
Clerk Dalton Parva
George was born in 1847 at Hemel Hempstead
Hertfordshire a Gardener he moved to Dalton approx 1877 living at
11, Dalton Parva with his wife
Eliza A Giddons who was born 1853 at Denaby Yorkshire children of George and Eliza were.
In 1901 the family is listed as George Giddons age 54 was now the Dalton Sub Post Master. His wife
Eliza age 48 was the Assistant to Post Master.
Dalton Lane looking up toward Dalton Parva Cleggs farm top left
In 1901 the Rev. William Allanson Hick. M. A. Clergyman Church Of England was living at the Vicarage Dalton Parva. William age 39 was born in Scarborough
His wife was Gertrude S M Hick age 34 born in Rotherham
Their children were
Edward D Hick 2 born Dalton
William a Cambridge Graduate was the son of a builder and back in 1881 the family is listed as follows
Wm. HICK Head M Male 63 Newton,
York, England Retired Builder
We can see that William gained his second name from the maiden name of his Mother
Horace Kemp Cert School Master was
the Schoolmaster in the early 1900's age
32 in 1901 he was born at nearby Swinton. His wife Frances Kemp Cert School
Masters also age 32 was born at Earls Heaton Yorkshire Dalton, they had a son
Back in 1881 Horace was found living with his Uncle at Rawmarsh.
John KEMP Head M Male 45 Bolton On
Dearne, York, England Guard At Coal Mine
Robert Marsh solicitor Rotherham h Dalton Parva
Robert Marsh born in 1824 at Goatcliffe Derbyshire became a Solicitor and Farmer,
he lived in Rotherham around 1862 until sometime after 1872, the family was living
at 3 Dalton Parva by the 1890s. His wife was
Samual Marsh Farmer and Hay and straw
dealer Dalton Parva
Samuel Marsh born 1849 at Dunford Bridge Yorkshire
became a Farmer and moved to Dalton between 1874 and 1889. In 1891 he was living
at 13 Dalton Parva with his wife
John William Walker Farmer Dalton Parva
John Walker born 1825 at Darfield Yorkshire he became a Farmer and moved to
Dalton approx 1864 he lived at 5, Dalton Parva with his wife
For anyone growing vegetables, tomatoes, or roses it can be seen from the two lower photos that free fertilizer in the form of horse manure was in abundance back then, all you needed to be was in the right place at the right time with a shovel in your hand. Is horse manure a good fertilizer? Well you definitely haven't tasted the best tomatoes until you taste the ones grown in horse manure!
The boy in the photo holding the horse looks a little too well dressed to be a farm hand, and may be the photographers son.
Text and research John Doxey
Photos and additional information courtesy Brian Eyre
Many thanks to Brian Eyre for presenting the above photos.
Many thanks also to Mary Cox email@example.com for the information on the Cox family, Mary would like to hear from anyone who remembers the family, and would like to know of any near neighbours of the family surrounding Glebe Cottage.
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