Stokesley Memories

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For the information of readers, it may be of interest to note that the building just past the Town Hall Block, left side, was known as the Shambles and in the 1800s and early 1900s was open fronted and used as a market area for the sale of dairy produce and vegetables etc. My great grandfather, Solomon Swales (...Read full memory)

As a youngster of about 7 years I moved into this house (called The Lodge, Levenside) shown on the photo with my parents Cid and Rene Swales, we lived here for 9 years. The house was the coach and stable block of the adjacent Levenside house (now split into 2 ) and dad was employed as the gardener. Happy (...Read full memory)