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Eleanor Yorke, Full Transcript Part 1

W.R. Mitchell (WRM) interviewed Eleanor Yorke (EY) (née Assheton) in 1982. Using various Yorke family journals and letters, Eleanor Yorke explains the history of the Yorke family and how it came to Yorkshire. She describes the family property and the family interests including boundaries, lead mining and Catholicism.

Philip Dawson, Full Transcript

In this interview Philip Dawson (PD) describes his childhood in Burnsall to W.R. Mitchell (WRM) and his family property history, as well as that of other old families in the area.

Philip Dawson, Audio Clip

In this clip Philip Dawson (PD) tells W.R. Mitchell (WRM) the story of William Craven of Appletreewick, who became Lord Mayor of London in the 17th century.

Philip Dawson

Philip Dawson's family were Lords of the Manor of Hartlington, and owned many properties in Craven including High Hall at Appletreewick, Hartlington Hall, the Folly in Settle, Hornby Castle, Langcliffe Hall, and Calgarth. Christopher Philip Dawson was born in Dawlish, Devon, in 1925, the son of Christopher Dawson, a famous catholic historian, and Valery Mills.

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