For those who walk the picturesque route along Parlington Lane, you may have noticed that the lake which lies just beyond the Gamekeeper’s cottage, to the south east, has been emptied, to allow work to remove the build-up of sediment.
During the Second World War the inhabitants of Aberford, contributed towards the cost of a Supermarine Spitfire and in June of 1941 an aircraft, a Mark Vb serial number: P8640 was delivered to RAF Brize Norton. A recent enquirer, Johnny Lyttle of Aberford asked if I knew anything about the aircraft.… Read the full article
It seems that although a reasonable number of visitors pass through this site and the average time spent on the site is around 6 minutes (which is good for a web site), few people make any comments!! I set the site up so people could get involved, but that is not happening, it’s just me stating this or that.… Read the full article
A quick shot with a Sony Ericsson mobile phone, whilst passing the arch as the sun was setting today at 5.00pm, reminded me to carry a half decent compact camera at all times. The phone camera whilst better than nothing is a very ponderous device and although 2 mega pixels is frustratingly grainy!… Read the full article
From time to time it is worth looking up the books that Google is transcribing for the public good, this is an extract from the Farmers Magazine 1863, and it describes the seventh annual tenants sheep show held at Parlington on 1st May of that year. The full transcript is available on the link to Google from the picture of the extract.… Read the full article