The Blue Lion
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- Pets allowed
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... right next to the grammar school, and were offering their rugby field as an exchange. You guessed it, there wasn't much choice in the matter - the exchange took place and the cricket club moved - that happened within Dennis' memory, so if and when the Waltons from the 1800s played cricket, it would have been right next to the school. I've emailed the Knaresborough Cricket Club to see if they have any archives - you never know....
... carefully, not wanting to miss anything, and left it too late to knock on the door of Byard's Lodge (John Walton's residence at the time of the 1851 census), or visit Stockwell Lodge (Henry Walton's residence at the time of the 1881 census), but I decided to at least locate them and walk there in the dusk, so I could find them more easily the next day. Well, I found both locations and was quite excited about the next day (and a bit nervous too!!)
So, with all ...
... more questions than answers, and I haven't got my head around all the Christophers, Williams and Johns, but I think these books add some information that will help to build our family knowledge.
I have a plan, tomorrow, to go to the Knaresborough market (Dominic warned me to keep expectations low - more chinese imports than artisan breads and cheeses), then look for any other clues possible in the town. Let's see how that turns out....starting with a cooked breakfast!
... Horse, bit of a murky day with the sun not peeking through but no rain, cool day so it was on with the scarf and jacket. Nice to spend some relaxing time in the little village we are staying, a long walk and catching up on washing was the best way to complete the day!! Our 2 bedroom unit at the rear of the pub is pretty basic but quite comfortable with space to spread out. We had visited Tescos ...
Going back to the city tomorrow, for more sightseeing, and definitely don't want to be on the road for the last day of the school holidays.
Have spent the day sightseeing in York. Walked the walls, visited the Tower, the Museum with a variety of exhibits from the 1700s to the 1960s, oh and the mobile telephone brick from the mid 80s, which I had in the 90s! Really very good, even the prison was ok. The Minster was everything they say and ...