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My great-great-grandfather, Robert Langton, was born in 1791. He was innkeeper, farrier and farmer (owning 50 acres). It is said he made the first iron plough in Yorkshire. He was gifted with horses. He employed apprentices and journeymen in his business, which we think operated from the (...Read full memory)
Two of the trees either side of the footpath were planted by me in, I believe, 1953. My family lived in the village and surrounding villages for many years. My Grandparents and subsequently my Aunt & Uncle lived and operated the Toll Gates at Aldwark Bridge, just outside the village. My mother lived on Carr Side (...Read full memory)