Askrigg, Yorkshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Askrigg and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.


Winnville opposite Askrigg Post Office was the residence of George Winn and his wife Elizabeth. George was born in 1808 in Nappa Hall Askrigg along with his brothers Richard Metcalfe Winn and John Winn who became the vicar of St Andrews Church in Aysgarth. George followed the family tradition and became a solicitor. His son William ...Read full memory

A memory of Askrigg by Julie Brutnell

Winn Family

After Thomas Metcalfe who owned Nappa Hall had died it was inherited by the Weddells. The Weddells let Nappa Hall to John Winn christened 1738 Thornton Steward and his wife Elizabeth I'anson (9th generation decendant of Captain John I'anson who fought at Bosworth with Henry Tudor and settled in Hauxwell). Elizabeth's brother ...Read full memory

A memory of Askrigg by Julie Brutnell