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A Village Goes to War. A History of the Men of Ravensthorpe who Fell in the Great War


Book Review by Bob Wyatt.   WFA Member David Tattersfield has researched the names on the memorial in his local church in Ravensthorpe, West Yorkshire. Fortunately, three large frames of photographs had also been preserved - a most unusual occurrence - covering 81 of the 114 names on the memorial. At the time of the Great War Ravensthorpe's popul…

Village People by Colin Carbert


The village of Askham Bryan near York, a farming community of less than 240 people had, by January 1916, managed to send 42 men to serve in the war. How did the village continue to function? Today's war memorial reveals other surprises too ... Find us at St Mary's Church, Station Road, Allerton Bywater, WF10 2DH. All meetings are open to non-WFA m…