The Community of the Resurrection, at Mirfield, West Yorkshire
By Gary Peacock pages 4-13
Although the Community Church of the Resurrection forms a familiar landmark; few people have visited it or know anything about the Community of the Resurrection, in whose 22 acre grounds it stands. Gary explains its foundations and history from its beginnings to the present day.
Dick Turpin – his Yorkshire Legend
By Jeremy Clark pages 14-19
Jeremy Clark looks into Dick Turpin and his Yorkshire Legend. Jeremy points out that Turpin was no gentleman. He never owned a mare called Black Bess and he never made the celebrated ride to York. The legendary Highwayman met his end in York after a career of theft, smuggling, highway robbery, terror and murder. He was tried and executed in York, assuring his place in English history and being forever linked with the city of York.
Cawood Castle and its Heritage in North Yorkshire
By Sarah Harrison pages 20-25
Cawood Castle in North Yorkshire became the Archbishop of York’s residence from the 12th century and is associated with Cardinal Wolsey who is believed to have been the inspiration behind the Nursery rhyme “Humpty Dumpty”. In 1466 ‘The Great Feast of Cawood’ took place. Sarah Harrison visits Cawood Castle and recalls all these and more historical events.
It Came from Outer space – And landed in the Yorkshire Wolds
By Marcus Grant pages 26-29
In the winter of 1795 a meteorite dashed through the sky and landed near the village of Wold Newton in East Yorkshire. Marcus Grant explains the importance of this event which is commemorated by an obelisk on the exact site where the meteorite fell to earth. This meteorite was the largest one recorded to have fallen in Britain
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