Village History


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The Great Ryburgh Streaker and other reports from the press
Events which shocked Ryburgh in the C19th. before the advent of Television and the News of the World.

Ryburgh Schooldays
Memories of Ryburgh School.
Open Ryburgh Schooldays

A Farmers Foundry Tumbril
The ongoing restoration of a derelict piece of farm machinery
Open A Farmers Foundry Tumbril

What the papers say in the 1700's
Ryburgh from Eighteenth Century newspapers
Open What the papers say in the 1700's

Trouble down at the Station in 1876
A dispute about the collection of a shipment of coal at Ryburgh Station on February 5th. 1876

The Ryburgh Swifts
Charting the early history of Ryburgh's football team from 1911 from the Parish Magazine

Percy Who?
Nic Costa's 1983 article about Percy Everitt

Percy Everitt in Court
Percy Everitt's private life seems to have been as eventful as was his working life as seen in these newspaper cuttings from July 1886

The Smiths of Ryburgh
This book first published in 1990 by Crisp Malting Limited is no longer available in print and is reproduced here by the kind permission of Mr Euan McPherson Managing Director of the Crisp Malting Group

An appreciation of Foundry Worker Herbert Waters by Percy Ellison
A letter preserved in the the Scrap books of Eric and Jean Pilch

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