We are volunteer led initiative to preserve the heritage of Stillington, North Yorkshire, and its surrounding district, in the form of still and moving images, documents and oral narratives.
Forty for the Fourth!
Having achieved the aim of detailing the service histories of forty individuals (39 men and one lady) listed by the 4th August to commemorate the centenary of the start of WW1 we know have added three more men to our list!
They were all born in Stillington and are - Henry James King of the RFA; our longest serving man Lawrence Edward North of the 18th Hussars and then the Royal Tank Corps, who went out with the BEF in August 1914 and was demobbed in May 1919 and one of our shortest serving men - William Smith, who did 52 days in 1918 with the Royal Engineers.
Follow the link: worldwar1.asp
Two more men added to our Roll of honour of WW1.
Private Herbert Burden and Private William Gilbey.
Throughout the entire page the medals these servicemen were awarded has been added to their entry where possible.
Follow the link:fallenofww1.asp
World War 2
Information on men and women who served their country is now on the subpage 'Residents who served'.
Entirely new subpage on an accident at the Sawmill, this was adjacent to Stillington Mill. This is entitled'Fatal Accident'.
St Nicholas' Church
Two subpages which are transcriptions of the actual newpaper reports.
One on the reopening of the church in 1841 and the other is about the opening of the Wesleyan Methodist Chapel in 1844.
Law and Disorder
Three subpages based on events concerning Marton cum Moxby.
'A Case of Bigamy',
'A Sacrilegious Theft'
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