I originally created this blog to document my work on the family history of my grandmother, Maggie Goodfellow Story, later known as Madge Rogers. She was from Bewcastle. After it became evident that other family historians were attracted to the site, I invited them to share their memories and family histories from Bewcastle and the surrounding parishes. And so, it is evolving into a useful research tool for genealogists. Please note, if you want to read my original work, you will need to scroll down to the beginning of the blog and continue reading up.

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Rosemary Dale

Saturday, 2 June 2007

Story Snippets

Here are some Story snippets, all from the Bewcastle Journal.

According to the Bewcastle Church Churchwarden's Accounts, June 14, 1832 - June 14, 1833, John Story, Mason, was paid 1.15.0. for "repairing slates of the Church".

Below is the lintel from the Kinkry Hill School, which was built by Robert Story, our great, great grandfather.

Thomas Story of Shawhead, Bewcastle, a builder (our great grandfather) was one of two Trustees for the William Borshell Charity, a trust to cover school fees and books for poor children in Bewcastle.

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