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Anecdotes from the Rylestone Area

There are some links below to articles about aspects of life in Rylstone in the past written by locals and some tales from the village found in the past editions of the local newspaper.


Bronte Bedford Payne records her father's memories of life growing up at Sandy Beck Bar in the 1900s

Tommy Wellok records memories of playground games and activities when he attended Cracoe School from 1943 – 1947 whilst living at Sun Hill Farm

Catherine Verity remembers life at Higher Fleets in 1947

Tommy Shuttleworth remembers life growing up at Green Farm

Cynthia Rymer remembers the flash flood of 1979 and sheep washing day

A girl's revenge 

The cost of a football game

The age of a bull

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