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The History Group has prepared a DVD showing all the council's archive record books, from 1834 to 2010. You can see some pages from these books on this site.
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see 10pp 1834-36

Town Book 1834-1865

Election of and accounts for: Overseers of Poor Law and Charitable Funds, Surveyors of Highways and Constables.

Copy of Church Rate for 1834; 1836 Measurement of Stainforth Roads; 1838 Account of Illegitimacy subject to Old Law; Copy of Foster’s Charity; apportionment of Vicarial Rent Charge “Giggleswick Tithes” on Catrigg Pasture; discussion of appropriate division of Feizor’s apportionment of rates and taxes as between Stainforth and Lawkland; copies of Churchwardens accounts for Giggleswick.

see 9pp 1866-69

Towns Minutes 1866-95 (and Charities to 1953)

Election of and accounts for: Overseers of Poor Law and Charitable Funds, Surveyors of Highways and Constables.

August 1869 Mrs Foster offers to provide supply of well water for the inhabitants of Stainforth; lettings of Poor Field and Smithy; first meeting under Local Government Act of 1894 on 4 December 1894.

Charities distributions to 1955.

see 7pp 1894-96

Parochial Electors Minutes 1894-1922

Election of officers and distribution of charities.

Page 2 Note of Township of Stainforth Charities:

1692 will of Thomas Foster left £5 p.a. for the poor of Giggleswick.

Poor Allotment left by person called Thornton about 15 acres on Giggleswick Scar let at £61 p.a. in 1843.

Poor Close, 2 acres 3 rods 33 perches adjacent to Brackenber Lane let in 1894 for £9.6s.6d by the Church Wardens.

Church Wardens distribute the above in 4 equal parts to the poor of Giggleswick; Settle; Stainforth and Rathmell with Langcliffe (the latter in proportion 3/5ths:2/5ths)

Page 42 Sept 27 1905 Proposal to send a letter to Secretary General Post Office London asking for a Telegraph for Stainforth.

Page 43 Nov15 1905 Proposal to ask Midland Railway to provide station at Stainforth.

Page 45 24 Nov 1905 Unanimous vote for petition to Directors of Midland Railway for Stainforth station.

seesee 9pp 1924-27

Parochial Voters Minute Book 1924-72

Minutes of annual parish meetings; appointment of overseers; school managers; representatives on the Rating Authority; lettings of Township land and property.

March 31 1952 Proposal to have a (full) Parish Council carried at a meeting on 22 September and Council elected on 24 November 1952.

see 10pp 1950-55

Receipts and Payments 1949-70

Account book.

see 11pp 1970-75

Stainforth General Accounts 1971-92

Account book.

see 8pp 1973 May-June

Stainforth PC Minutes 1973-89

see 8pp 1990 Jan-May

Stainforth PC Minutes 1990-98

see 8pp 1998 April-July

Stainforth PC Minutes 1998-2001

Text PDFs that can be searched using Acrobat Viewer.

see 13pp 2002 Feb-May

Stainforth PC Minutes 2002-06

Text PDFs that can be searched using Acrobat Viewer.

see 10pp Dec 2006 Dec-March 2007

Stainforth PC Minutes 2006-2010 (first pages)

Text PDFs that can be searched using Acrobat Viewer.

see 25pp Jan-Nov 2010

Stainforth PC Minutes 2006-2010 (Year 2010)

Text PDFs that can be searched using Acrobat Viewer.

 

Contemporary records

Click HERE to view the minutes of meetings held since November 2010.

 

 

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