Cropton Folk 1 – Photos of the locals

Queen Elizabeth’s Gold Jubilee Celebration – 2002

Elizabeth Cornforth, in the centre of the photo, is flying the flag back in the year 2002. There was a village celebration for Queen Elizabeth’s Gold Jubilee in the garden of Mrs. Valerie Barnaby. Dick Feaster is the onlooker on the right. The other lady on the left is Sandie Reed.
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flying the flag for jubilee celebrations in cropton
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Dorothy Berriman and her family have been residents of Cropton parish for a long time. She lived at Peat Rigg for many years before moving to a cottage at the outskirts of the village. She has seen massive changes in the village over the years.
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dot berriman cropton who lived at peat rigg

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Cropton village has been very fortunate to have many helpers with the village events. Here we have from left to right, Olga Aconley, Doris Gill, Joan Wood and Pauline Slaughter in the kitchen of the village hall before it was renovated.
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cropton village hall kitchen
Is this the picture of total concentration?  Richard Peacock is an handy indoor bowler indeed and he holds the current record score at the Cropton Bowling Club.
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The record does get bigger every time he mentions it!
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richard peacock bowling indoors at cropton
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There was a good crowd at the Bring & Buy sale in the Cropton Village Hall on Saturday 16th February 2008. Can you spot a few of the locals?
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bring and buy stall cropton village hall

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A ten year old Norman Headley. The photo was taken in Hutton le Hole in 1935.
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norman headley cropton
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Jean & Dick Feaster celebrated their Golden Wedding Anniversary on 5th April 2008. Here is the Wedding Day photo back in 1958. They were married at St.Gregory’s Church, Cropton.
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jean and dick feaster wedding day photo