Scarcliffe Village

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The purpose of this page is to provide snippets of information and a few images concerning this village that has been forthcoming during my years of research.
It has never been my intention to actively research this village history.

Snowed in - well almost!--- Image courtesy of Maureen Caley formerly Curtis A Scarcliffe view in 1959

   A view from the school looking towards Langwith.
            
              

Help, can you identify any of these men? A group of Scarcliffe men

   Identities being established and to follow
            
              

Text on image goes here Scarcliffe Railway Station

   This is a rare image (date not known) of the railway station at Scarcliffe.
            
              

Scarcliffe Songsters The Troupe 1932
   An image of The Troupe (concert party) at Scarcliffe School 1932.  Identities
   Back Row L to R. Beatrix Carrington, Ethel Frost, Ernest Yeomans, Con. Clayton, Mary Clayworth .
   Middle Row: Mary Price, Edna Morrell, Mrs Sherman, Edith Wholey and Phylis Downs
   Front Row: Olwyn Kent, Dot Clayton, Barbara Heath and Phylis Frost

Text on image goes here Cottage at end of Poulter Wells
   This image is dated circa 1919.  It is the cottage on the east side of the road opposite Poulter Wells.
   Mrs Cocker and son Harold are sat on the wall.  This image was sent to an address in Floats Road,
   Baguley, South Manchester.(possibly to a girl servant).  It was sent to a Miss A.E. ?? by T. or S. A.
   Floyde.  The wording thereon: "Received box this morning.  Thanks very much for it.  Am sending parcel
   on Friday.  Do you know this house?  It is Smiths at the bottom of Palter Well".

 Image courtesy of Maureen Caley formerly Curtis Scarcliffe Brass band

   The identity of the brass band members has not yet been identified but it is an image that is circa
   1920's/1930's.  Enquiries continuing to identify the members.
              

 Image courtesy of Maureen Caley formerly Curtis Scarcliffe Football Club 1910-1911

   An early image of a Scarcliffe football team.  Their identities are not yet known but the man front row, fourth
   from left is Harry Elliott.  The man standing behind him hands on hips is George Elliott.  The goalkeeper is
   Frank Elliott.  Scarcliffe had many good teams during the C20.

Text on image goes here Scarcliffe Womens Institute
   This Womens Institute ran for many years prior to the one at Palterton.  Identities of the women :
   Back row L to R: Mrs Jakeman, Mrs Harriett Curtis, Mrs Groves, Mrs Hart and Mrs Greta Churn.
   Middle row L to R: Mrs Marriott, Mrs Chaplin, Mrs Jenkin, Mrs Edwards (Palterton), Mrs Ruth Coupe
   (Hardwick) and Mrs Wass.  Front row L to R. Mrs Frank Chappell, Mrs Margaret Curtis, Mrs Beecroft,
   Mrs Aggie Coupe formerly Hardwick.

Image courtesy of Maureen Caley formerly Curtis Scarcliffe Cricket Club 1897

   To date none of these cricketers has been identified.
            
              

A view of Stone Row from the top of Main Street. Stone Row (on Main Street), Scarcliffe circa 1928-29
   This very old image of Stone Row, Scarcliffe taken at the top end.  To date only one person has been identified,
   the girl front on the road being Winnie Heath.  A close up of the children can be seen as an image in the "Who are they?" section.
   The man with the cycle is believed to be "Jack Heath", but it is conjecture.  The houses on the right (Stone Row) are still standing
   This is a very rare image of Scarcliffe circa 1928 -29.

An old view of Elm Tree Public House. Elm Tree Public House, Scarcliffe
   This is an old image of the Elm Tree Public House dated pre 1950s.
   The pub now renovated and refurbished still trades.  It is located at the bottom of Main Street.
            

Acknowledgement to Mrs Clifton. An old cottage on Main Street, Scarcliffe
   This image of an old cottage. long since demolished, was located on Main Street,
   close to the Parish Church.  At present (2007) I know nothing about this cottage nor the occupants.
            

Acknowledgement to Mrs Clifton. An old image of Scarcliffe Railway station.
   This is another old image of Scarcliffe Railway station complete with the Hunt family thereon.  Their names are L to R.  Stationmaster George Hunt,
   Jessie Hunt, Kathleen Hunt, Eric Hunt and their Housekeeper.  The name of the second Station man is not known (March 2007), nor is that of the other child.
   George Hunt was the station master in 1912 but not yet established his period at this station.

Can you help with the names of the youngsters? Scarcliffe School Football Team 1933
   Scarcliffe school photo with some Palterton boys thereon. Mr Yeomans is the Head Teacher.
   Back row L to R. Robert 'Bob' Dickenson. Other names being sought.
   Middle row L to R. Joseph Pembleton. Other names being sought.
   Front row L to R. Alf Frith and second boy not yet known."             

Another Scarcliffe school football team image (1934) Scarcliffe School Football team 1934
   I have not identified all of the team but back row L to R: First boy may be George Allen, brother of John (below), second boy may be Alf Frith.
   The boy on the right front row is John Allen, son of Charlotte Ann Allen formerly Simpson, who lived at 116 Main Street, Scarcliffe.
   Can you name any of the other boys?
            

Can you help with the names of the youngsters? Scarcliffe School children, date not known, but possibly c.1913.
   A Scarcliffe school photo that has some Palterton children thereon.  Nellie Rimmington is girl in spotted dress, black collar, third row back, third from left.
   George Rimmington is also hereon.  Can you help with the names of the youngsters?
             
             

Acknowledgment to Maureen Caley formerly Curtis of Scarcliffe Scarcliffe Village Football Team, c.1928.
   Back Row L-R George Mellors, Albert Heath, Walter Hunt, George Mathew Curtis (Goalkeeper),
   Reg Chappell, Harold Sherwin, Eddie White, George White.
   Front Row L-R.  Charlie Heath, Fred Wass, Len Chappell, Arthur Simpson, Alf Gascoyne.
   Identity of these fotballers has been provided by Mrs Maureen Caley formerly Curtis of Scarcliffe, whose father is hereon

Can you help with the names of these scholars? Scarcliffe School scholars, date not known, but probably c.1910.
   A Scarcliffe school photo that will have some Palterton scholars hereon.
   Can you help with the names of any of these children?
             

Image courtesy of Mrs Maureen Caley formerly Curtis Scarcliffe Cricket Team 1930.
   Scarcliffe Cricket Team, but identities of players not known.
   The name of the man front row, second from left is Alf "Bash" Gascoyne (identified Aug. 2013 by a descendant)
   Can you help with the names of any of these cricketers?
             


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Created 2 December 2001
Last updated: 5 August 2013