The Village People
Back Row: Vera Hornby, Joyce
Middle row: Rose Dobson, Boy?,
Doris Braithwaite, Lady?, Earnest Sherwood, Thomas Henry
Front Row: Martha Blades,
Isobel Smith, Jack ( John) Foxton, Sid
Rex, Cecil Foxton, Bill
Vera and Joyce
Hornby were daughters of Willie
Hornby (brother of Tally who lived in Yew cottage)
of Lance Butts cottage not related to the George Hornby's
line, Martha Blades was George Hornby's sister.
Rose Dobson became Mrs Mothersdale
and wrote "A personal account".
Braithwaite was the cousin of Elsie Sleightholme
from the Sun Inn, Isobel Smith was the daughter of Annie
Timm's and the mother of Alan Smith, the girl
Betty Walton, Sophia (Cissie)
Foxton lived at Pasture House and was the father
of Tom & Cecil, Jack Foxton was the brother of
Thomas Henry, and he lived in Fernleigh cottage
with brother Bob and sister Alice, Cecil Foxton
married Chrissie Tomlinson (brother was Joey) and lived in Vine Cottage.
Their daughter Rita was a friend of Margaret Wood.
Sid Rex father of George,
Sid & Lily of Broats farm, Salton, Bill Grummit was a horseman at
Normanby Hill for S. S. Lockwood JP he left
Normanby around 1939 and returned to his native Melton Mowbray, being called up for
W.W.2, served in the Royal Signals, a Sergeant dispatch rider
(more to be added).
Earnest Sherwood was a shop keeper at Kirkbymoorside.