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1713 - Storr, William - Book of Remarks

Allusion
Date c. 1713
Author Storr, William
Title Book of Remarks
Mentions Robin Hood's Bay
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Robin Hood's Bay.

By Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2018-10-28. Revised by Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2018-10-28.

Allusion

Of mother's side. My mothers maiden name was Mary Ward & had 5 sisters, & one brother, one sister Jane married to one Cockerill at fila near Robin hood bay died without Issue, the other 4 sisters was hellen, married to one hew fryer near hackness, & mary married to Robert poole at flaxton, & Elizabeth married to one george russill at Whitby lathes.[1]

Source notes

The writer, William Storr of Scalm Park, Wistow, Selby, North Riding of Yorkshire, was a prosperous yeoman farmer. His entries in the 'Book of Remarks' were made at various points in his life. The passage cited above is from a lengthy entry about his family and ancestors. A reference to 1713 being the year of writing a few paragraphs before this point suggests very strongly that it also was written then.

IRHB comments

The form "Robin hood bay", without possessive 's', is not very common.

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