Northallerton Purple Beech Trees

May 12th 1937 These Purple Beech Trees were planted in commemoration of the coronation of His Majesty King George VI.
Northallerton Purple Beech
The trees were planted in the order named (South to North) by members of the Northallerton Urban District Council

T. Woodhead J.P.C.C.
A. E. Skelton
C. Fowler
G. J. Cotton
W. Barker
G. East
J. Avey
J. Kellett
A. Howard (Chairman)
R. Hill
W. Watson
R. Norris

I. W. Atlay J.P. (ex-councillor)
E. O. Hillyard Surveyor
H. G. Hanan Medical Officer of Health
Zion Women’s Guild of Service
Northallerton Purple Beech

They can all still clearly be seen from the Google Maps view.

Osmotherley Methodist Church 1754

John Wesley, one of the founders of Methodism, preached around Osmotherley many times from 1745 onwards.
Osmotherley Methodist Church 1754
A methodist society formed in 1750 and the chapel was built in 1754, making it one of the earliest in the country.
Osmotherley Methodist Church 1754
BY 1865 a larger chapel was needed and the original fell out of use, however it was restored in 1970 and the larger chapel became a private house.
Osmotherley Methodist Church 1754
The chapel is still in use today and carries the date 1754 over the door.