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The Story of Skelsmergh

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The Story of Skelsmergh: An Outline of the History of Three Great Families who Resided in this District

The Westmorland Gazette - 1949, 1st Edition of only 120 copies

Hardback book in poor condition and missing dust jacket, but more understandable considering its publication date of 1949. Internal pages intact and clean, but slightly aged. Cover may have come into contact with damp at some point in its history, and book spine is quite aged and worn. Cover edges bumped and worn.

Small villages and hamlets found all over England have played a considerable part of the history of the country. Some of these are known owing to their great beauty or historical value and they have been popularised by means of picture postcards and photographs. But apart from these, there are hundreds that are totally unknown, except in their own vicinity.

Skelsmergh is one of these lesser known villages, in which there are several scattered ancient farmhouses, each of which dates back at least three centuries and here is found a store of information.
It is very much worthwhile to study the past history of a village and discover what lies hidden there, and The Story of Skelsmergh proves to be an interesting historical account for anyone interested in local history.

Item details

Author(s):
Sister Agnes
Condition:
Poor
Edition:
1st edition (1949)
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
98
Publisher:
The Westmorland Gazette
Title:
The Story of Skelsmergh

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The Story of Skelsmergh: An Outline of the History of Three Great Families who Resided in this District

The Westmorland Gazette - 1949, 1st Edition of only 120 copies

Hardback book in poor condition and missing dust jacket, but more understandable considering its publication date of 1949. Internal pages intact and clean, but slightly aged. Cover may have come into contact with damp at some point in its history, and book spine is quite aged and worn. Cover edges bumped and worn.

Small villages and hamlets found all over England have played a considerable part of the history of the country. Some of these are known owing to their great beauty or historical value and they have been popularised by means of picture postcards and photographs. But apart from these, there are hundreds that are totally unknown, except in their own vicinity.

Skelsmergh is one of these lesser known villages, in which there are several scattered ancient farmhouses, each of which dates back at least three centuries and here is found a store of information.
It is very much worthwhile to study the past history of a village and discover what lies hidden there, and The Story of Skelsmergh proves to be an interesting historical account for anyone interested in local history.

Author(s):
Sister Agnes
Condition:
Poor
Edition:
1st edition (1949)
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
98
Publisher:
The Westmorland Gazette
Title:
The Story of Skelsmergh

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