My husband's family were conned into selling their grandfather's cottage, he was the local molecatcher, John Henry Scott.(I wonder if he was born on the wrong side of the blanket! - as the name of the local gentry was also Scott.) The solicitor was also a Scott, Malcolm from Leyburn. They were told the cottage was uninhabitable ...Read full memory
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