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... Dennis has always had a very keen interest in cricket. Ronald lived in Knaresborough and later worked in Leeds as an accountant with Ernst & co.
He told me that the primary school by Stockwell Lodge was built fairly recently, so neither Henry nor Frank would have attended it. I was keen to check school rolls, but of course with my luck, it happened to be half-term break, so no schools were open. The grammar ...
... the garden - well, he did!! He
managed to dig up an old stone sink, which would have been used in the original kitchen - amazingly he hauled it 50 yards, until he was exhausted, and left it there. The next morning, he could hardly move the thing but it is now safely installed in his garden - he took me there
so I could take a photo of it - the only piece of the house left!! He said he'd give it to me if it would help - I assured him it was better with him... ...
... a little. At Boroughbridge, I checked the direction using maps.me (thanks Yvonne!!) and had my breakfast under the shelter in the middle of the market place to keep out of the rain. 2 warm boiled eggs, cold baked beans and a Jazz apple, then off up the road to find Walton & Co. I SO love walking places and feel a huge sense of achievement when I to a little out-of-the-way place under my own steam (and with the help of public transport).
Dominic and ...
... and found the Post Office and a dentist immediately!! (But the dentist won't take any new patients, so ho hum, I've still got a problem).
I hardly lost my bearings at all in Knaresborough, it's such a good-sized market town - it's my kind of town!! I can walk easily to everywhere and I found the Knaresborough Castle quickly! It closed soon after I got there, but that's OK 'cos I'll be back another day. The bad news is that ...
Good night sleep was had, woke up to a sunny day, still a bit soggy under foot, the hills were definitely had eyes today, following our bull fight, we had vultures flying above us, we kept advising them we was still alive. A steady 15 miles was covered ...