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Search Aspect ( Micklethwaite )
Location - Leeds & District

River Wharfe, Yorkshire Hussars (Wetherby)
Black & White imageUndated The Yorkshire Hussars water their horses in the River Wharfe, below Wetherby bridge. They were stationed south of the bridge in Micklethwaite in a large stone-built barracks.
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St. Oswald's Church (Collingham)
Black & White imageUndated. View of St. Oswald's Church built in the Norman and perpendicular styles. The clock was presented in 1907 by Col. Sir Robert Gunter, Bt, M.P. The church contains monumental tablets with Latin inscriptions dating from 1658 and dedicated to the Beilby and Micklethwaite families whose residence was the later named Wetherby Grange.
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Wetherby Cricket Club (Wetherby)
Black & White imageUndated This is the first ground belonging to Wetherby Cricket Club and it was situated south of the River Wharfe behind Micklethwaite Farm.The car park of the Jarvis Hotel now stands on this site. By 1926 the club had moved to Grange Park and a new pavilion was built there.
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Wetherby Grange (Wetherby)
Black & White image1912 Wetherby Grange situated by the River Wharfe was originally known as Beilby Grange or Micklethwaite Grange and in the 17th century was the home of the Beilby family. It was altered in Georgian times and the tower and dome added. Colonel Sir Robert Gunter (b.1831) bought Wetherby Grange and moved in on his return from the Crimea. He was a landowner, breeder of Shorthorn cattle and President of Wetherby Agricultural Society. He was also a Conservative M.P. for over 20 years. The 1871 Census lists the occupants of Wetherby Grange as Robert Gunter, his wife and 4 daughters plus 22 live-in servants. Wetherby Grange was demolished in 1962.
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