Gillamoor Sundial

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Gillamoor Sundial was erected August 27th 1800 by John Russell.
Gillamoor Sundial
Gillamoor Sundial
The lower cylinder is inscribed “ERECTED BY SUBSCRIPTION”.
Sloped cap of cylinder carries a Time Equation table.
Gillamoor Sundial
Gillamoor Sundial
Gillamoor Sundial
Gillamoor Sundial
Cube has east and west meridian dials carved on east and west faces, and north and south vertical direct dials to north and south faces.North face also inscribed with name and date: “J Russell Sculpit, August 27th, AD MDCCC”.
Gillamoor Sundial
Gillamoor Sundial
Gillamoor Sundial
Gillamoor Sundial

Northallerton Purple Beech Trees

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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

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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.

Michael Pease – ‘On War Service’ Badge

These photos were kindly shared by the owner of the item in question. They show the 1915 On War Service badge of Michael Pease.Pease family 009
These badges were issued to people to avoid them being accused to dodging military service, in this case this one was for the Cargo Fleet Iron Company Ltd
Pease family 008
Part of the Pease dynasty of Quaker businessmen, Michael Lloyd Pease was born in 1891 and died in 1968, a photo of his grave can be seen here