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#1 | Posted: 16 Jul 2008 08:05 | Edited by: adrian
See "The history and topography of the Isle of Axholme" by The Rev. W. B. Stonehouse, 1849 here: tsec=frontcover&dq=History+%26+Topography+of+the+I sle+of+Axholme#PPR1,M1

See "The Rural Economy of England: Collected Essays" (The Isle of Axholme before Vermuyden) by Joan Thirsk, 1984 here: P1&dq=The+Rural+Economy+of+England:+Collected+Essa ys+By+Joan+Thirsk&sig=ACfU3U34MswhKw1Rf0OaBurCYBwt zYbfnQ
#2 | Posted: 8 Jan 2009 10:40
This can be very useful. When looking up the History and topography of the Isle of Axholme I searched within the book itself and found a reference to the memorial plaque for Mary Jones on page 295. I believe she would be the mother in law of the Reverend William Wright who was perpetual curate of Haxeyand also for Richard Anderson Wright who died 10th March 1818 one of the children of theReverend William Wright
#3 | Posted: 21 Jun 2009 21:18
Google / Books can be extremely useful; I have found references to ancestors in York in books that are extremely old. It is amazing that they have been scanned and are fully available. I can't recommend it highly enough.
Nancy W.
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