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Page Updates in 2024

3 May 2024 - Latest News
Sad News: John Lister Coverdale, one of our group’s
former long-term members, sadly died recently aged 88.

13 April 2024 - Planned Events
Our group is planning to hold its Annual Exhibition
- on Saturday 13th July 2024 from 10am to 1pm.
More details will be added as they become available.

30 January 2024 - Latest News  & Article
Sad News: Kenny Surtees passed away 29th Dec 2023.
The proprietor of Jubilees was respected and liked by all.
As shown by the turn-out as his cortege paused at his shop.
New Article:
"Normanby’s Farewell to Kenny Surtees"

Page Updates in 2023

10 December 2023 - Past Events
Our Normanby Local History Group organised a
Remembrance Day Service at the Normanby Great War
Memorial at 11am on Saturday 11th November 2023.

20 October 2023 - Publications
Publication of our new 2024 Calendar of pictures of
- "Normanby - Past & Present".

20 September 2023 - Appeals for Help
BACON Family of Church Lane - Any Information ?

17 June 2023 - Past Events
Important Announcement !! ** CANCELLATION **
of our Group’s 21st Anniversary Exhibition that was
  to be held at our local Normanby Methodist Church
  on Saturday 15th July 2023.

26 March 2023 - Message Board - follow-up
to message "Railway Bridge Damage and Graffiti"
- sent from Sylvia Fairbrass on 1 August 2016
- but misfiled by WebMaster - sorry!
- interesting information and photos.

20 March 2023 - Appeals for Help - Update
Eston Railway Crossing ?
- replies from our Group Members
- maps and images provide answers.

11 March 2023 - Message Board - follow-up
to message "A Patient in the Fever Hospital"
- sent from Sandra Barry on 2 February 2023
- she was a patient too!

10 January 2023 - Articles - Update
Eston Grammar School 1963 Year Book of photographs
- of staff & each class with names.
Updates since Feb 2022: names in Photos B, J, P, W & 3.
ie in Staff & Classes 5th Form 5C, 4, 1st Form 1
& Boys Hockey Team.

9 January 2023 - Appeals for Help - Update
Does anyone remember the small pub in Normanby
- known as the "Brown Jug" ?

Page Updates in 2022

30 November 2022 - Past Events
Normanby Remembrance Day Service -
- 11am on Monday 11th November 2022.

10 November 2022 - Past Events  & Photo Gallery
Group Members’ Trip on Thursday 9th Sep 2022 to Newcastle
- visiting Great North Museum: Hancock.

19 October 2022 - Publications
Publication of our new 2023 Calendar of pictures of
- "Normanby & Old Eston - Past & Present".

11 August 2022 - Latest News
Sad News: Normanby born Harry Mead has passed away.
Renowned columnist for Northern Echo for over 50 years
& author of one of our group’s books.

2 August 2022 - Latest News
Lt. Richard Douglas Sandford V.C. R.N.
Remembrance Service in Eston Cemetery
on Sunday 24th July 2022.

1 August 2022 - Past Events  & Photo Gallery
Report on Our Group’s 20th Anniversary Exhibition of 9th July -
- with photo gallery of the visitors and research displays.

11 May 2022 - Articles
New Article - Walter Severs 1932 - 2022
- A Tribute from Our Group
and Personal Memories & Tributes.

22 March 2022 - Articles
New Article - Vehicle Licencing and Registration in Normanby
- based on 2017 Exhibition Display of research by
- Kester Marsh, a longstanding and valued member of our
- group who sadly passed away in February 2022.

21 February 2022 - Appeals for Help - Update
Normanby Fish Man -
- photo location identified by Sylvia Fairbrass.

20 February 2022 - Articles
New Article - Normanby Shops & Businesses
- photos of a moment in time (mid-2020)
- taken by Barbara & Harry Greenmon.

8 February 2022 - Articles - Update
Eston Grammar School 1963 Year Book of photographs
- of staff & each class with names.
Updates since Aug 2020: names in Photos E, F, N, T & U.
ie in Classes Lower 6th, 5th Form 5T, 4Alpha, 1Alpha & ?2?.

4 January 2022- Past Events  & Photo Gallery Normanby Remembrance Day Service -
- 11am on Monday 11th November 2021.

Page Updates in 2021

25 October 2021 - Articles
New Article - Memories of Normanby Methodist Boy Scouts
- with Photos from our archives.

31 August 2021 - Events 
Important Announcement:
Our Group's Monthly meetings restart on
- Wednesday 22nd September 2021 at 1:30 pm.

11 May 2021 - Publications
New booklet:
"History of St.Helen’s Church Registers & Cemetery"
- comprehensive work telling the story of a local church
that was an integral part of local life for many centuries.

29 March 2021 - Appeals for Help
Snowdon family of Ormesby -
- Does anyone have any more information?
- Is there a link to the Snowdon family of Old Eston?

23 February 2021 - Articles
New Article - Tom Towers 1941 - 2021
- A Tribute from Our Group
and Personal Memories & Tributes.

17 February 2021 - Latest News
Sad News: Normanby LH Group Honorary President
& former Chairman Tom Towers has passed away.

30 January 2021 - Appeals for Help
Normanby Fish Man -
- Do you have any more information or memories of him?

Page Updates in 2020

25 November 2020- Past Events  & Photo Gallery Normanby Remembrance Day Ceremony -
- 11am on Monday 11th November 2020.

16 August 2020 - Articles - Update
Eston Grammar School 1963 Year Book of photographs
- of staff & each class with names. Updates since March 2020:
- names in Classes L, M, Q, R, S, T, V, W & 4.

27 July 2020 - Articles
New Article - Poem by Kenny Surtees:
- "The Folk & Places in Normanby, Middlesbrough"
Do have a read - you may be mentioned!

1 May 2020 - Articles
New Article - Memories of VE-Day 8 May 1945
- opportunity to record your stories of that momentous day
- please contribute to this Work-in-Progress.

23 March 2020 - Articles - Update
Eston Grammar School 1963 Year Book of photographs
- of staff & each class with names. Updates since July 2019:
- names in Classes D, K, R and S.

18 March 2020 - Latest News
URGENT ANNOUNCEMENT - NB No longer applies!
Regrettably all of our group events and meetings are
cancelled for now due to the coronavirus epidemic.

27 February 2020 - Latest News
VE-Day Victory in Europe Celebrations -
- on Friday 8th May 2020 from 11:00 am until 3:30 pm
- at Woodland Centre, Flatts Lane, Normanby.

7 February 2020 - Latest News
Meeting to form Friends of Eston Cemetery group -
- 6pm on Tuesday 18th February 2020.
- at St Andrew’s Church Hall on Fabian Road.

Page Updates in 2019

15 December 2019- Past Events ,Photo Gallery ,Videos
Normanby Remembrance Day Service -
- 11am on Monday 11th November 2019.

22 November 2019 - Photo Gallery
- added 4 new galleries of photos from 4 previous calendars
- our photo galleries re-organised to become sub-galleries
within group galleries such as ’Calendars’ and ’Exhibitions’.

9 November 2019 - Past Events  & Photo Gallery
Group Members’ Trip on Thur 19th Sep 2019 to Sunderland
- visiting Museum & Winter Gardens in Mowbray Park,
- & National Glass Centre.

24 October 2019 - Video
All of our videos moved to Video page -
- and removed from Photo Galleries -
- to avoid some problems of videos in the galleries.

5 October 2019 - Past Events  & Photo Gallery
Report on our 17th Anniversary Exhibition of 13th July -
- with photo gallery of the visitors and research displays.

25 September 2019 - Publications
Publication of our new 2020 Calendar of
- pictures of "Normanby Past & Present".

29 July 2019 - Past Events  & Photo Gallery
Group Members’ Trip on Wed 24th Jun 2019 to Great Ayton for
- All Saints Church, Cook Family Memorial Garden &
- Captain Cook School Museum.

22 July 2019 - Articles - Update
Eston Grammar School 1963 Year Book of photographs
- of staff & each class with names. Updates since March 2019:
- names in Classes B, E, F, I, J, K, N, O, P, V, 3, 4.

10 May 2019 - Articles - Update
Cleveland & Teesside Local History Society Newsletter
reviews their Golden Jubilee Day School.
Our member Sylvia Fairbrass’ talk was well received.

5 May 2019 - Links - Addition of a new link to website:-
"Middlesbrough My Town My Future".

5 May 2019 - Articles - Update
"Normanby WW1 Fallen" - addition of information about
Frank Hermiston’s brother Robert Nelson Hermiston.

30 April 2019 - Articles - Update
Normanby School Class Photos:-
- 30 April added 1967 Choir photo.
- 9 April update of 1954 class photo.
- 22 March added new photos & names
of 1950 Class 6 & 10, 1952 & 1954.

28 April 2019 - Appeals for Help
Advert in Gardener’s Chronicle of 1897 -
- for Normanby Patent Slag Manure
- Does anyone have any more information?

20 March 2019 - Articles - Update
Eston Grammar School 1963 Year Book of photographs
- of staff & each class with names. Updates since Jan 2019:
- names in Classes F, H, I, J, K, L, Y, Z.

4 March 2019 - Appeals for Help - Update
Photo of Eston County Modern Dinner Ladies -
- Eric Barker thought he identified Mrs Dunn.

27 January 2019 - Video
2 new videos filmed in Oct 2018 during:-
- Normanby Boundary Walk by Group Members
- Group Members’ Trip to Pickering for
  NYMR "Railway in Wartime" Event

26 January 2019 - Appeals for Help
Photo of Eston County Modern Dinner Ladies -
- Can you provide names & more information?

24 January 2019 - Articles - Update
Eston Grammar School 1963 Year Book of photographs
- of staff & each class with names. Updates since Oct 2018:
- names in Classes B, M, P, R, S, T, U, X.

7 January 2019 - Previous News
Sad News: Group Founder member Reg Lawrence -
- has passed away aged 95.

Page Updates in 2018

19 December 2018 - Articles - Update
Article - Normanby Ironstone Mine -
- further information and 3 new photos -
- of workers in the Eston Ironstone Mines.

16 December 2018 - Past Events  & Photo Gallery
Normanby Remembrance Day Service -
- 11am on Saturday 11th November 2018.

12 October 2018 - Past Events  & Photo Gallery
Group Members’ Trip on Wed 12th Oct 2018 to Pickering for
- North York Moors Railway Event: "Railway in Wartime".

12 November 2018 - Past Events  & Photo Gallery
Normanby Boundary Walk by Group Members -
- in September and October 2018.

11 October 2018 - Publications
Publication of our new 2019 Calendar of "Normanby Past..."
- pictures in the new improved format.

6 October 2018 - Publications
New booklet: "Normanby Brick and Tile Works 1883-1971" -
- comprehensive work telling the story of an industry that
- was an integral part of Normanby life for many years.

1 October 2018 - Articles - Update
Addition of a Progress Report on -
- film documentary of William Henry Short VC.

23 September 2018 - Articles - Update
Eston Grammar School 1963 Year Book of photographs
- of staff & each class with names. Updates since 18 Sep 2018:
- names in Classes B, C, D, E, H, J, M, N, O, P, R, S, W
& groups 3 (Boys Hockey Team).

18 September 2018 - Articles - Update
Eston Grammar School 1963 Year Book of photographs
- of staff & each class with names. Updates since Feb 2018:
- names in Classes C, D, K, I, L, M, N, O, P, Q, R, S, V, W
& groups X, 1, 2, 3, 4 (that includes Orchestra, Girls
Netball Team, Boys Hockey Team & Girls Cup Winners).

30 August 2018 - Previous News
Cleveland & Teesside Day School on Sat 27th October 2018 -
- Our member Sylvia Fairbrass will be one of the speakers.

17 August 2018 - Past Events  & Photo Gallery
Report on our 16th Anniversary Exhibition of 14th July -
- with photo gallery of the visitors and exhibits.

1 August 2018 - Previous News & Articles
This page has been re-structured with an index of items -
- to enable easier finding and split for faster loading.

26 July 2018 - Past Events  & Photo Gallery
Group Members’ Trip on Wed 30th May 2018 to the -
- Castle Museum at York.

1 July 2018 - Previous News
Special WW1 Centenary Services on Saturday 7th July 2018 -
- organised by Eston District Green Howard’s Association.

15 April 2018 - Articles - Update
Progress Report from Paul Boden - sharing William Short VC
project experience & making contacts and links.

7 April 2018 - Appeals for Help - Update
Normanby School 1942 - 1946
- were school dinners provided?
- where is the school log book?

28 February 2018 - Appeals for Help - Update
Eston Miners Silver Band -
- Ron Kerrison sends notes his father Tom made
on back of photo giving many names.

26 February 2018 - Articles - Update
Eston Grammar School 1963 Year Book of photographs
- of staff & each class with known names.
- More names added already!.

9 February 2018 - Articles - Update
Addition of new photo with many pupils names -
- of Normanby School Class 1951/52.

3 February 2018 - Appeals - Update
                     and    Articles - Update
Additional info from Eric Barker on Eston Silver Band
and his grandfather trombonist Isaac Atkinson Barker
(former ironstone miner) on his 90th Birthday in 1974.

21 January 2018 - Photo Gallery  "Fallen Heroes"
New Gallery of photos of World War 1 graves & memorials -
- in our local Normanby & Eston Cemetery.

10 January 2018 - Articles - Update
Addition of links to Photo Gallery of Film Premier (& Preview)
- First Public Showing on 29th November of
"Gallantry in the Face of the Enemy - William Henry Short V.C."

Page Updates in 2017

8 December 2017 - Past Events  & Photo Gallery
Normanby Remembrance Day Service -
- 11am on Saturday 11th November 2017.

29 November 2017 - Publications
Our first DVD now available - of the film
"Gallantry in the Face of the Enemy - William Henry Short V.C."

29 November 2017 - Articles - Update
Film Premier - First Public Showing on 29th November of
"Gallantry in the Face of the Enemy - William Henry Short V.C."
- at Eston & Normanby Social Club, 30 High St.

27 October 2017 - Articles - Update
Addition of a Progress Report on -
- film documentary of William Henry Short VC.

17 October 2017 - Past Events  & Photo Gallery
Group Members’ Trip on Wed 30th August 2017 to the -
- Cleveland Ironstone Mining Museum near Skinningrove.

29 September 2017 - Publications
Publication of our new 2018 Calendar of Normanby -
- "Past & Present" pictures in new improved format.

1 September 2017 - Past Events  & Photo Gallery
Report on our 15th Anniversary Exhibition of 15th July
- with photo gallery of the visitors and exhibits.

27 August 2017 - Articles - Update
Normanby School Class Photo 1953 -
- update of all the pupil’s names.

15 July 2017 - Articles - Update
Addition of a Progress Report on -
- film documentary of William Henry Short VC.

30 June 2017 - Past Events  & Photo Gallery
Group Members’ Trip to Richmond on Wed 17th May 2017 -
- to Green Howards Museum and around the town.

12 May 2017 - Previous News  & Articles
News that Normanby LHG awarded grant by Lottery Fund -
- for project to mark WW1 Centenary, focussing on the life
of local man William Henry Short VC, and including a film.
New Article about this project and its progress.

2 April 2017 - Appeals for Help - Update
Brass Band in Front of Eston Hills -
- possible clues from old newspaper report of ceremony
laying the methodist chapel foundation stone.

21 March 2017 - Previous News
New Marker Stone of former site of Saint Helen’s Church
to replace the vandalized & lost original .

3 March 2017 - Biography Updated
A Tribute file has been added to
the Biography of the late Spencer Hardwick.

18 February 2017 - Previous News
Sad News: Senior Group member Spencer Hardwick passed away on 9th February.

1 January 2017 - Appeals for Help - Update
Brass Band in Front of Eston Hills -
- new information from Jim Stone.
- Can you provide any more information?

Page Updates in 2016

21 December 2016 - Article Updated
Elsie McDermid - Opera Singer: New photos added of -
- her home Greenbank and as Mabel in Pirates of Penzance.

7 December 2016 - Appeals for Help
Brass Band in Front of Eston Hills -
- Can you provide more information?

11 November 2016 - Past Events  & Photo Gallery
Normanby Remembrance Day Service -
- 11am on Friday 11th November 2016.

1 November 2016 - Previous News
Sad News: Group member David Wilkinson passed away.

24 October 2016 - Articles
Some of our photographs of Normanby School Classes -
- with many names of the pupils and teachers identified.

18 October 2016 - Publications
3 new single view postcards of Normanby & Eston villages -
- are now available for purchase locally and by post.

13 October 2016 - Previous News
Birthday Greetings for Spencer Hardwick -
- Our Group's Oldest Member.

1 October 2016 - Publications
Our Group's 2017 calendar of Normanby Past & Present -
- is now available for purchase locally and by post

6 August 2016 - Past Events  & Photo Gallery
6th August Commemorative Ceremony for
- local hero William Henry Short VC

1 August 2016 - Appeals for Help
Normanby & Ormesby Brickworks -
- Can you provide more information?

20 July 2016 - Past Events
Report on our 14th Anniversary Exhibition of 9th July
"Working Life of Normanby Residents"
with a link to a new Photo Gallery of this exhibition.

1 July 2016 - Previous News
100 Years Ago - Battle of the Somme
- Nine of the 34 men named on Normanby WW1 memorial
- were killed in the appalling carnage of this battle.

22 June 2016 - Past Events  & Photo Gallery
of our Group members tour of Ormesby Hall
- an 18th century mansion only a few miles from Normanby

6 June 2016 - Publications
New booklet: "Story of a Nobody" - an autobiography
- Dick Clark born 1914 in Eston was made a POW but
- incorrectly reported as Killed in Action so lost his identity!

5 April 2016 - Publications
6 new postcards now available
- depicting old scenes of Normanby.

30 January 2016 - Previous News  & Photo Gallery
News item and a new Gallery of photos old and new
- on the closure of our Co-op store after 90 years.


Elsie McDermid - as Mabel in Pirates of Penzance Normanby School 1953 Class 2016 Commemorative Ceremony - Family of William Short VC Exhibition 2016 Poster Normanby LHG Tour of Ormesby Hall Normanby Co-op 1961

Page Updates in 2015

22 December 2015 - Video - two additions:-
- Interior of restored St.Helen’s Church at Beamish Museum
- Bagpiper at our 2014 Normanby LHG Exhibition.

14 December 2015 - Past Events  & Photo Gallery
of our group’s visit to St.Helen’s Church Opening -
on Sunday 15th November at Beamish Museum.

7 December 2015 - Past Events  & Photo Gallery
of our Remembrance Day Service at Normanby at the
11th Hour of 11th Day of 11th Month 2015.

27 October 2015 - Photo Gallery
A new Gallery of "Past & Present" photos
- from our group’s 2012 Calendar.

20 October 2015 - Publications
Our Group's 2016 calendar of Normanby Past & Present -
- is now available for purchase locally and by post

15 September 2015 - Appeals
Find at Normanby School in their pond -
- Does anyone recognise this stone from 1862?

9 August 2015 - Past Events
Report on our 13th Anniversary Exhibition of 12th July
with a link to a new Photo Gallery of this exhibition.

11 July 2015 - Articles
Three new articles based on researches of Sylvia Fairbrass:
"Saint Helen’s Parish Registers & Cemetery"
"Saint Helen’s PR - Surnames 1590-1595" (transcript)
"Saint Helen’s PR - Marriages 1590-1837" (transcript)

29 May 2015 - Past Events  & Photo Gallery
of the Flower Festival at Normanby Methodist Church
held on Whit Weekend 23rd to 25th May 2015.

25 May 2015 - Past Events
Group Members’ Visit to Ripon Museums
on Wednesday 13th May 2015.

2 March 2015 - Articles
Photograph of Members of the Normanby Methodist Youth
Club 1950s with names identified by Normanby residents.

27 February 2015 - Appeals for Help
Watson's Yard - Where Was It?
belated follow up to query raised in Sep 2013.

Page Updates in 2014

23 November 2014 - Articles
New information about Private David Markham in article
"Normanby WW1 Fallen" (inc photos & transcripts).

14 November 2014 - Past Events  & Photo Gallery
of our Remembrance Day Service at Normanby at the
11th Hour of 11th Day of 11th Month.

16 October 2014 - Publications
Our Group's 2015 calendar of Normanby Past is now available
for purchase locally and by post.

22 September 2014 - Appeals for Help
What do the letters mean on the boundary marker stone
found on the bridle way? -    See the answer!

7 September 2014 - Past Events   & new Photo Gallery
Remembering Normanby Men on 4th August the Centenary of Great War -
- with link to new Photo Gallery of this floral tribute.

29 July 2014 - Past Events
Report on our 12th Anniversary Exhibition of 12th July
with a link to a Photo Gallery of this exhibition.

21 July 2014 - Articles  on Normanby
New Article: "Normanby Ironstone Mine"
- Eric Barker's account of our local mine & miners.

21 July 2014 - Appeals  for help
Updated Appeal: Normanby Miners - who are they?
- Eric Barker's feedback helps name some miners in photo
- as eventually shown in new article announced above.

10 July 2014 - Publications
New booklet: "In Memory of the Men of Normanby"
- research on the 34 names on Normanby WW1 Memorial.

23 June 2014 - Previous News   & new Photo Gallery
British Legion Memorial Walk 14th June 2014
- Eric Howden's sponsored walk
to remember 1st WW heroes.

1 June 2014 - Previous News
Remembering Normanby Men with sunflowers on 4th August
- 100th anniversary of start of the Great War.

22 April 2014 - Articles  on Normanby
New article: "Normanby WW1 Fallen"
Information on the brave local men listed on
the Normanby War Memorial
who gave their lives for their country.

30 January 2014 - Articles  on Normanby
New article: "Killora and the Townsend Family"
Dr A John Willmott's research on the house called "Killora" and the family of Dr Townsend who lost two sons in WW1.

Page Updates in 2013

17 November 2013 - Photo Gallery: 2013 Remembrance Day
New Picture Gallery of photos of our Remembrance Day Service at Normanby at 11am on 11th November 2013.

30 September 2013 - Publications
Prints for Framing of pictures from our postcards.
Our Group's 2014 Calendar is now available.

1 August 2013 - Past Events
Report on our 11th Anniversary Exhibition
with a link to a new Photo Gallery of this exhibition.

19 April 2013 - Past Events
Great News for our 11th Annual Exhibition on 13th July!
RAF Flypast of a Spitfire planned.

28 March 2013 - Previous News & Articles
Sad News: Group member Eric Armstrong passed away.

6 February 2013 - Publications
New booklet: "Factual Description of Normanby 1050-1901"
Compiled by Sylvia Fairbrass from her researches
- our 7th booklet.

Page Updates in 2012

7 December 2012 - Photo Gallery: 2011 Calendar
A new Picture Gallery of our 2011 Calendar.

18 November 2012 - Photo Gallery: 2012 Remembrance Day
New Picture Gallery of photos of our Remembrance Day Service at Normanby at 11am on 11th November 2012.

18 August 2012 - Past Events
Report on our 10th Anniversary Exhibition
with a link to a new Photo Gallery of this exhibition.

31 July 2012 - Publications
New Postcard: Trolleybus at Normanby Corner

7 June 2012 - Publications
New Booklet: "Boyhood Memories of Harry Mead"

30 April 2012 - Appeals for Help
Appeal for Help: Walter Baker of Normanby
our local furniture store closes after 75 years.

19 April 2012 - Articles  on Normanby
New article: "Elsie McDermid Operatic Singer (1889-1933)"
Local lady became nationally renowned.

16 April 2012 - Appeals for Help
Appeal for Help: Mystery of Normanby Hall Stones
found in residents gardens.

20 March 2012 - Articles  on Normanby
New Article: "Normanby Time Line to 1901" -
showing events of relevance to Normanby.

26 January 2012 - Articles  on Normanby
New Article: "Normanby - 1891 Census Extract -
of details of Head of each household".
This information can be listed in various orders.

Page Updates in 2011

30 December 2011 - Articles  on Normanby
3 New Articles (arising from our Message Board):
- "Stapylton Arms Inn Mystery"
- "Normanby School 1914 Class Re-union"
- "Normanby Lad Faced Fiery Fred".

27 December 2011 - Publications
New postcards of Normanby:
two multi-view & five individual views.

2 December 2011 - Articles  on Normanby
New Article: "Normanby - 1841 Census Extract" -
noteworthy information gleaned from
the 1841 census of Normanby.

4 November 2011 - Articles  on Normanby
New Article: "Normanby - the Last Decade of 19th Century" -
noteworthy events of the 1890s
illustrated by newspaper articles.

22 October 2011 - Previous News & Articles
Latest News:
Normanby-born Lady Celebrates 104th Birthday -
Beatrice Valentine (nee Flintoff) was born in
Normanby Hall Cottages in 1907.

16 October 2011 - Past Events
Updated Past Event:
Mallinson Park Show Homes Opened
on 9th October 2011 (& photos).

26 September 2011 - Message Board
Happy Memories of WW2 Evacuation to Normanby.
Almonds coal merchant, rides on their horse & cart.
Bilberrying up the hills, Titty-Bottle park.

21 September 2011 - Photo Galleries
New gallery added:
photographs from our 2010 Calendar - Now & Then.

19 August 2011 - Message Board
The Ghostly Monk in Eston Cemetery.
Has anyone else had similar sightings in the cemetery?

2 August 2011 - Past Events
Updated Past Event:
more information about our 9th Annual exhibition
held on 9th July & photos in our galleries.

1 August 2011 - Links  to sites of local interest
New Links: two added:
- North Yorkshire War Memorials - Normanby
- North Yorkshire War Memorials - Eston Cemetery

18 July 2011 - Publications
Addition of a short biography of David Wilkinson the
author of our fifth booklet:
"The Diaries of Ralph Jackson (1749-1790)
- The Pepys Of Cleveland"

12 July 2011 - Appeals for Help
Appeals for Help: Normanby Miners -who are they?

20 May 2011 - Links  to sites of local interest
New Links:
- Beamish News of St.Helen's rebuild at Beamish
- Beamish: Photos & videos of St.Helen's Church

30 April 2011 - Articles  on Normanby
New Article: "Saint Helen's Church Rebuilding Started".

30 April 2011 - Appeals for Help
Appeals for Help: two for Saint Helen's Church -
- Your Photos Wanted.
- Any Church Stones in Your Garden?

15 April 2011 - Links  to sites of local interest
New Links: two added:
- Teesside Archives
- Normanby Village Community Forum

24 March 2011 - Articles  on Normanby
New Article: "Rare Medal found in Thailand".

21 March 2011 - Publications
New Postcards on Edwardian Eston now available.

15 March 2011 - Appeals for Help
Appeals for Help: Dixon & Laird Streets.

09 March 2011 - Message Board
now launched for you to add your memories.


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