Molecatcher

A Memory of Bellerby

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 and would need to be demolished, a man called Gregg offered 50 and they said yes. When they went back 2 years later, it was a holiday cottage!

A memory shared by Carol Steele , on Feb 5th, 2010.

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