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Nidderdale, an historical, Topographical and Descriptive sketch of the valley of the Nidd. (1863)
by William Grainge
and
The History and Topography of Great Timble, Little Timble and Snowden.
by William Grainge

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"Nidderdale, an historical, Topographical and Descriptive sketch of the valley of the Nidd". (1863) includes Pateley Bridge, Bishopside, Dacre Banks, Hartwith, Brimham Rocks, Stonebeck Down, Ramsgill, Stonebeck up, Middlesmoor, Fountains Earch, Greenhow Hill, and the Stump Cross Caverns. The book contains lots of names of people, along with descriptions of pedigrees and other information of interest to Family History Researchers.

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"The History & Topography of the Townships of Little Timble, Great Timble and the Hamlet of Snowden" contains well over 200 pages and describes the villages and their more important inhabitants (past and present(1896)) in quite some detail. Both the contents pages and the index use active links to enhance the navigation of the book.

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The Timbles and Snowden, list of contents:

  • Situation.
  • Boundaries.
  • Geological Formation, Soil and Scenery
  • Heights above Sea Level.
  • Little Timble.
  • The Legend of the building of Swinsty Hall
  • The Family of Wood, of Swinsty.
  • The Family of Robinson, of Swinsty Hall
  • The Family of Bramley, of Swinsty Hall
  • Swinsty Hall.
  • Nether Timble.
  • Swinsty Moor.
  • Swinsty Tarn.
  • Ancient British Celts Newhall.
  • Edward Fairfax, of Newhall
  • The Swinsty Reservoir.
  • Little Timble in the Directories.
  • Population, Statistics, & c.
  • Great Timble. (2)
  • Roman Road Timble cum Fewston.
  • Encroachments within the Forest of Knaresbro'
  • The Wastes of the Forest of Knaresborough.
  • A Timble Charity, from the Fewston Register. to
  • The Hearth Tax Roll, 1672.
  • Bothams.
  • An Ancient Earthwork.
  • Shooting Extraordinary.
  • Folk Lore.
  • White Crag. I
  • Field Lore.
  • The Old School. (2)
  • The Wesleyan Chapel, or School.
  • The Robinson Library and Free School
  • Mr. Robinson Gill.
  • Dr. Robert Collyer
  • Timble Families.
  • Jerome Thackwray, the Timble Poet
  • Fawkes, of Farnley, in Timble.
  • The Village Water Supply.
  • The Village Feast.
  • The City of Refuge Friendly Society
  • Thackwray.
  • The Fewston Reservoir.
  • Great Timble in the Directories.
  • Population, Statistics, & c. (3)
  • Snowden.
  • Linley, of Snowden
  • Topographical Tour

 


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