Kirby, Great Broughton and Ingleby Greenhow Local History Group These pages contain reports, some with photographs, of the various talks and meetings that we have held for our members since the group was formed in 2007. Click on the title to view the report.


AGM - 22nd January

Now and Then - 26th February

The Strange Beginnings of Stokesley's Preston Grammar School - 12th March

Attacking The Devil and Sinking The Unsinkable - 16th April

Visit To All Saints' Church, Great Ayton - 6th June

Zurbarans At Auckland Castle - 18th June

1918 - A Momentous Year For Women - 10th September


AGM - 16th January

The Graham Family of Norton Conyers - 27th February

In Search Of Captain Cook's Cottage - 20th March

The Davison Children's Home - 24th April

Kirkby Bank and The Alum House - 15th May

In the Footsteps of the White Monks - 19th June

Norton Conyers Visit  - 12th July

Westerdale at the time of the Knights Templar - 13th July

Wayward Wynyard - 25th September


AGM - 18th January

The Diaries of John Stubbs - 15th February

Wills at the Borthwick - 14th March

Demoniacs at Skelton Castle - 18th April

Victorian Gardens - 23rd May

Escomb Church - 9th June

Music in Victorian Middlesbrough - 20th June

My Dad Was Born At Bridge House - 11th July

Archaeological Finds in Bedale

Beggars at Quarter Sessions - 10th October


All the World’s a Stage - 9th February

Women and Property in North Yorkshire - 9th March

St Augustine’s - From Saxons to Tomorrow - 20th April

Glimpses of Kildale - 15th May

The Beauties of Sterne - 1st June

Visit to Shandy Hall - 23rd June

The Vikings in Cleveland - 6th July

A Walk Around Stokesley - 22nd July

The Pennymans of Ormesby Hall - 7th October

Village Education - 2nd November


A Farmer Moving South - 17th January

Sir William Turner’s Hospital - 17th February

The Mary Rose - 24th March

Saltburn Through the Years - 14th April

Linthorpe Pottery - 19th May

Markenfield Hall - 2nd July

Battersby Junction Walk - 24th July

History in Local Place Names - 7th September

Captain Cook and the Making of a Hero - 20th October

Prohibition Party - 12th December


Corn Milling - 11th March

Warren Moor Ironstone Mine - 12th June

Letters in the Attic - Part 3 - 27th June

Newham Hall - 5th September

The Arts & Crafts Movement and the Building of Rounton Grange - 9th September

Street House Roman Villa - 15th October

Navvies - 7th November


Preserving Our History and Your Documents - 20th February

Gertrude Bell - 18th April

Iron Smelting in Tripsdale - Part 2 - 9th May

Heritage Walk Around Kirkby - 20th June

Roman Occupation of the Tees Valley - 25th June

Whorlton - 9th July

Ormesby Hall - 7th September

Local History Through Early Postcards - 12th November


Discovering Secrets of our Past - 12th September

British Steel Archive - 12th October

Defending the Home Front - 14th November


Heritage Walk Around Great Broughton - 16th June

Northern Archaeology Store - 7th July

Pannierman Way Day - 22nd July


Iron Smelting in Tripsdale - May 5th

Ingleby Manor - June 24th

Mount Grace Priory - July 30th


The Medieval Village of Little Broughton - 17th June


Rievaulx Abbey