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Winterburn & Eshton


WINTERBURN, a joint township with Flasby, in the Parish of Gargrave, eastern division of the wapentake of STAINCLIFFE and EWCROSS, West riding of the county of YORK, 7 miles (N. W. by N.) from Skipton. The population is returned with Flasby. There is a place of worship for Independents.

ESHTON, a township in the Parish of Gargrave, eastern division of the wapentake of STAINCLIFFE and EWCROSS, West riding of the county of YORK, 5.5 miles (N. W.) from Skipton, containing 69 inhabitants.

Samuel Lewis "Topographical Dictionary of England" 1831

The townships of Winterburn and Eshton are not part of the original Parish of Kirkby Malhamdale, they lie in the ecclesiastical parish of Gargrave. They are included here because of their geographical location and close links with Malhamdale.

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Maps & Topography  
 
Modern OS map
Jefferys map : 1771 - 1 inch to 1 mile
Eshton township : map by Greenwood 1838 External Website logo
Winterburn township : map by Greenwood 1838 External Website logo
Aerial photograph Eshton : using FlashEarth.com which doesn't require special software. This uses the 1999 Millenium map images from Microsoft Virtual Earth, which are better quality than the Multimap version. User friendly but needs a broadband connection. External Website logo
Aerial photograph Winterburn village and the Winterburn Reservoir area, also using FlashEarth.com. External Website logo
Scheduled monuments : Overlaid map from the Government's countryside GIS mapping service, MAGIC. Needs a broadband connection. External Website logo
Malhamdale Satellite Images : Our own highly detailed aerial map page, which displays satellite and map images dating from 2002. Drag the map, then zoom in and search the township and also find the co-ordinates for features. This map doesn't require any additional software to be loaded onto your PC, however it helps to have a broadband connection. If you require more features on your map, you can download a free copy of the Google Earth Viewer
for Mac or Windows PCs. External Website logo
People & Families  

Census
1841 Winterburn Census :
Transcript of HO107 / 1315 / 21 fo. 2b-3a
1851 Winterburn Census :
Transcript of HO107 / 2278 fo. 67b-69
1861 Winterburn Census :
Transcript of RG9 / 3183 fo.12b-13
1871 Winterburn Census :
Transcript of RG10 / 4260 fo. 12-13
1881 Winterburn Census :
Transcript of RG11 / 4303 fo.12-14
1891 Winterburn Census :
Transcript of RG12 / 3498 fo. 12-13b
1901 Winterburn Census :
Transcript of RG13/4026/fo.11b-12b
1911 Winterburn Census :
Transcript of RG14/25755/fo.23-39
1841 Eshton Census :
Transcript of HO107/1315/19 fo.3a-4
1851 Eshton Census :
Transcript of HO107 / 2276/ fo.76b-78
1861 Eshton Census
: Transcript of RG9 / 3187 /fo.20-21
1871 Eshton Census
: Transcript of RG10 / 4260 / fo.24b-25b
1881 Eshton Census :
Transcript of RG11 / 4303/ fo.20-21
1891 Eshton Census :
Transcript of RG12 / 3498/ fo.19-20a
1901 Eshton Census :
Transcript of RG13/4026/fo.17-18
1911 Eshton Census
: Transcript of RG14/25756/.......
A Vision of Britain
: View population statistics, historical gazetteer entries, Civil Parish changes and more for Otterburn External Website logo
People Finder :
A searchable database of all those people reported to have been born, or were living in Malhamdale in the 1841-1911 Census returns.
Winterburn History : A timeline of events from pre-history to the 20th Century which includes many details of people and events.

Population statistics : Information from the 1801-1991 census, offering an insight into population change within the Dale and its possible causes.

 
Directories
The Craven Household Almanack Directory of 1911 : Transcript of "professions and trades" for Malhamdale External Website logo
1913 Craven Almanack : Transcript of local directory entries.

Baines's Directory and Gazetteer 1822 : Transcript of "professions and trades" for Malhamdale External Website logo

West Riding Trade Directories: More references to townships and people in the area can be found on the free Historical Directories website run by the University of Leicester. External Website logo

Parish Records
Parish Record Index 1597-1813 : Searchable index to the Kirkby Malham parish records created from the Cookson Index, IGI and the 18th century Bishop's Transcripts, providing a useful finding aid and the most comprehensive set of data available for the 18th century, whose registers were stolen.
Kirkby Malham Marriages 1754-1910
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A searchable database transcribed from the marriage registers for St Michael the Archangel.
Kirkby Malham Baptisms & Burials 1773-1910 :
A searchable database transcribed from the baptism and burial registers for St Michael the Archangel.
Winterburn Chapel : Baptism transcript (1811-1826 & 1836) and history.
Parish Records : Where to find them for Winterburn, Eshton and Gargrave.
Gargrave Church Records
: The whereabouts and dates of the Registers etc. for the Parish of Gargrave. External Website logo Although some Winterburn people are mentioned in Kirkby Malham Parish Records, both Winterburn and Eshton lie in the Parish of Gargrave
. Their records have been published by the YPRS and the Wharfedale History Society. View Gargrave Records 1558-1812 online at Archive.org External Website logo
Airton Quaker Burials : List of Burials at the Friends Meeting House Burial ground (1669 - 2003)
Airton Quaker Records : Where to find the registers, minutes and other records of Airton Quaker Meeting
Burial Ground Inscriptions: The monumental inscriptions found in Airton Quaker Burial ground, with plan and photographs.

Baptisms & Marriages : Simply search the transcripts of the Baptisms & Marriages for Kirkby Malham which are included in the IGI using our custom search form.
 
Land, Tax, Probate etc.
Return of Owners of Land 1873 : Land held in the West Riding of Yorkshire by Malhamdale residents.
Subsidy Roll 1379 : poll tax listing with names, relationships and occupations. For other Craven townships see the lists on GENUKI External Website logo
Malhamdale Wills : Where and how to find them. Includes an Index of Canterbury (PCC) wills and Death Duty Register entries in the National Archives online collections.
Wills proved at York (1389-1688): Index with over 350 Malhamdale entries of the 16th & 17th centuries.

Feet of Fines : Records of land transactions in Tudor Malhamdale (1486-1603)
Will abstract
: Edmund Rimington 1660
Procter of Bordley and Winterburn: Extract from JW Morkill's The Parish of Kirkby Malhamdale
The manor of Eshton : from Whitaker's History of Craven.
Ancient Petitions : The National Archives have free pdf downloads of some local documents. These are in Norman French and date from the early 15th cent, but the NA have provided fairly detailed detailed abstracts of their content, which includes the names of the people and places mentioned in the documents. Search for Eshton, Bordley, Otterburn or Fountains to find them. External Website logo
Serjeantson of Hanlith Deeds : An index of land deeds relating to the Serjeantson family, many are missing, but those remaining are in Skipton Library.
Raistrick Papers : An index to the Malhamdale documents (mainly land transactions) deposited by the late Dr Arthur Raistrick at Skipton Library.
Winterburn History : A timeline of events from pre-history to the 20th Century which includes many details of people and events.
Poll Book 1741 : Freeholders of Malhamdale who voting for the MP for Yorkshire.
Poll Book 1807 : Listing Malhamdale freeholders and the candidates they voted for.
Register of Electors 1834 : Transcript of the published list for the local townships.

Poll Book 1841 : Showing the Malhamdale voters for two WRY Parliamentary candidates .
Poll Book 1848 : Listing those in Malhamdale who voted in the 1848 election for the WRY representative in Parliament.

Domesday 1086 : Details of this historic Survey plus a transcript of all the local entries.
Craven Muster Roll 1539 : Details of the Malhamdale men fit (or unfit) for service and how they were armed.

Hearth,Window and Land Taxes : An explanation, plus the 1672 Hearth Tax for Malhamdale.

Hearth Tax Online : Full downloadable PDF transcript of the West Riding Hearth Tax for 1672, complete with introduction, surname index, maps and analysis of the data. External Website logo

 

Genealogy & Biography
Eshton Hall Boarding School (1946 - 1966) a website with lots of photos of ex pupils and the building. External Website logo
The Wilson's of Eshton Hall :
Brief history of the Wilson family

Virtual War Memorial : Details of those who died in the two World Wars plus Rolls of Honour listing those who served in the Forces.
Memorial Plaque : A transcription of the memorial in Gargrave Church. External Website logo
Gargrave Roll of Honour : A transcription of the Roll of Honour in Gargrave Church. External Website logo Gargrave War Memorial : A transcription of the War Memorial at Gargrave. External Website logo
Frances Mary Richardson-Currer : A brief biography. External Website logo
Peter Cecil Wilson : Article about his life, was he the real 007? External Website logo
Craven's Part in the Great War : An extended online version of the Roll of Honour commissioned by Walter Morrison and published in 1919. The online version also includes material from local newspapers and war memorials.
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Family History Search : With a specially tuned search engine which helps target family history data on the Web and a search engine to access the transcripts of the Baptisms & Marriages for Kirkby Malham which are included in the IGI.

Buildings & Places  
 

Listed Buildings in Malhamdale where to find details of listings and surveys.
Friar’s Head, Winterburn : Details from the National Park's Out Of Oblivion website. External Website logo
Eshton Hall : Details from the National Park's Out Of Oblivion website. External Website logo
Eshton Hall : Brief history of Eshton Hall.
Hand list of the Eshton Hall Estate Papers at Leeds University. Mainly financial records dating back to the mid-eighteenth century, but with most covering the nineteenth century. Downloads as a PDF file. External Website logo
Eshton Hall Boarding School (1946 - 1966) a website lots of photos of ex pupils and the building. External Website logo
Accounts for the remodeling of Eshton Hall (1825-41) in the YAS Bradfer-Lawrence collection. External Website logo
Household accounts of Mathew Wilson of Eshton 1771-1786 in the YAS Bradfer-Lawrence collection. External Website logo
Churches and Chapels: Places of worship in Malhamdale with pictures and brief details.
Winterburn Chapel : Brief history of the Independant Chapel.

St Helen's Well : Photograph and brief description of Eshton's Holy Well External Website logo

Photographs

 
 
Eshton Hall Library : Engraving and brief notes about the renouned library of Miss Richardson Currer. External Website logo
Aerial photographs Eshton Hall : from the DARE Group - property developers who converted it into apartments and cottages in 2005. External Website logo
Artists and photographers in Malhamdale : Early scenes of Malhamdale before and after the birth of photography. Find images captured in paint and print plus archive photographs other than those in the KirkbyMalham.info archive.
Geograph : A collaborative project aiming to collect geographically representative photographs and information for every square kilometre of the UK. Search for any of Malhamdale townships to see over 1400 recent photographs, taken within a 10Km radius
. External Website logo

Other Resources

 
 
Bibliography : Listing of books old and new (mainly old) which are about or refer to the Malhamdale area and its residents. We also have a Family & Local History Bookshop in association with Amazon.co.uk where you can find other books about the Yorkshire Dales, History and Genealogy.
GENUKI Gargrave : The Genuki page for the Parish of Gargrave. External Website logo
Agriculture in the Dales and Industry in the Dales are links to pages on the National Park's Out Of Oblivion website. External Website logo
Newspapers: Where to find past articles about the people and places in Malhamdale.
Curious Fox : Organised by village, Curious Fox is a useful message board if you are seeking or sharing information about your family and local history. Free to sign up and post messages, you need to become a full paying member to make contact with people submitting posts. External Website logo
Malhamdale Archive Index : An index to the holdings of the Malhamdale Local History Group, containing many photographs, maps documents and other material relating to the area.
Whitaker's History of Craven
: An online version of the 3rd and best edition of this well known local work. All sections can be downloaded as PDF files.

     

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