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Mecca News

‘The Mecca News’ is The Society's   award winning journal published three times a year in April, August and December. The Mecca News contains members’ news, amusing snippets, requests for   or offers of help, member updates, and Metcalfe stories of interest past and present.  

 

Why is it called The ‘Mecca’ News? What is the relevance of the name ‘Mecca’?

On this occasion Mecca has nothing to do with religion or playing bingo .... Mecca is the shortened slang nickname that was used by many men called Metcalfe in the Yorkshire Dales, who were therefore known as ‘Mecca’. Once in a while it can still be heard today in the area!

Even in today’s online world, so many look forward to receiving their Mecca News journal to sit down, relax and have a good read! That is maybe why the journal has been both commended and won the Elizabeth Simpson Award for one name family history society magazines.  

 

Have you got a good story or snippet?

The editor of the Mecca News is always keen to hear from members with a good story, comment, feedback, snippet that may be of interest to other members. Maybe you saw a comment or story about a Metcalfe in the newspaper. Do take a moment or two and send any suggestions to our Editor   (see   Contacts).

 

Back Issues are available now

Take a look at the indexed list of back issues of the Mecca News below     to see the varied and interesting articles and snippets over the years. Back issues can be order from the   online The Metcalfe Store   or by contacting   The Metcalfe Shop Coordinator   (see   Contacts).

 

Index to Mecca News Back Issues

We need a volunteer to index the last 9 years (August 2006 todate) - interested? Contact our Volunteers Coordinator   (see   Contacts).

 

 

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Issue No.:
113
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2017 - Dec
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Issue No.:
112
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2017 - Aug
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Issue No.:
111
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2017 - Apr
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Issue No.:
110
Issue Dated:
2016 - Dec
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Issue No.:
109
Issue Dated:
2016 - Aug
Content:
From the Editor page 2 Society News page 8 Chairman\'s Jottings page 12 Archivist Report & Membership Details page 27 Wills Project page 38 Metcalfes Stamps & Coins page 4 The Mysterious Robert Metcalfe page 5 Restoration of Two Metcalfe Grave Memorials..... Page 14 Norfolk Island page 20 Arthur Metcalfe Cyclist page 23 More News regarding Scrope Metcalfe Esq...... page 36
Issue No.:
108
Issue Dated:
2016 - Apr
Content:
From the Editor page 2 Society News page 8 Chairman\'s Jottings page 14 Archivist Report & Wills Project page 23 Membership Details page 26 A Church Living page 5 The Reverend George Metcalf page 10 Wellington\'s Chaplain Page 17 A Metcalfe Drives The Flying Scotsman page 20 Finding Mecca Ministers page 24 Thomas Metcalf of Hucknall page 32
Issue No.:
107
Issue Dated:
2015 - Dec
Content:
From the Editor page 2 Society News page 8 your emails & letters page 10 Chairman\'s Jottings page 12 Archivist Report & Membership Details page 22 Wills Project page 27 Mecca Muster page 5 & others Edgar Metcalfe.... page 14 Voluntary Aid Detachment Page 17 Mecca Plantation Owners and Slave Masters page 28 Manorial Documents Register page 32
Issue No.:
106
Issue Dated:
2015 - Aug
Content:
From the Editor page 2 Society News page 10 Chairman\'s Jottings page 14 Archivist Report & Membership Details page 24 Wills Project page 31 Metcalf\'s Toothbrush page 6 The Right to Vote page 17 Transported for Seven Years! Page 22 Metcalf\'s Comet page 28 Policemen in Manchester page 32 & 33
Issue No.:
105
Issue Dated:
2015 - Aug
Content:
From the Editor page 2 Society News page 8 Chairman\\\'s Jottings page 12 Wills Project page 17 Archivist Report & Membership Details page 27 A French Connection page 5 Deaths at Sea page 15 Silver War Badge Page 19 Recollections of the Home Postal Centre page 22 Retford Meccas page 30 Metcalfe for Congress page 34
Issue No.:
104
Issue Dated:
2014 - Dec
Content:
From the Editor page 2 Society News page 8 Chairman\'s Jottings page 16 FFHS News page 22 Archivist Report & Membership Details page 26 Wills page 35 John Metcalfe. Westmorland Murderer page 4 Blind Syke in Bishopdale page 10 Military Records Page 12 Muster Roundup page 18 Yorkshire Bishops Transcripts page 28 William Metcalfe - Redcoat page 30 The Sampler page 33
Issue No.:
103
Issue Dated:
2014 - Aug
Content:
From the Editor page 2 Society News page 6 Chairman\'s Jottings page 12 Wills Project page 15 Archivist Report & Membership Details page 24 Metcalfes in World War I Page 32 Electoral records - Poll Books page 4 Who was Mrs I Metcalfe? page 8 History in the Making Feature Pages 16-22 We Will Remember Them page 30 Metcalfe\'s and the Tour de France page 34 SWAAG page 36
Issue No.:
102
Issue Dated:
2014 - Apr
Content:
Regulars Society News pages 8&9 your letters&emails pages 10&11 Chairman\'s Jottings page 14 Wills Project page 23 Archivist Report & Membership Details page 24 From the Editor page 38 Features Metcalfe Motor Coasters page 4 Army Records page 17 The Fighting Metcalfes Page 19 Who Do You Think You Are – Live page 28 Stories of Aged Ouseburn Pair page 32 Why our Great Grandparents.... page 34
Issue No.:
101
Issue Dated:
2013 - Dec
Content:
Regulars Society News page 8 Chairman\'s Jottings page 12 emails & letters pages 24-26 Archivist Report & Membership Details page 27 Wills Project page 29 From the Editor page 38 Features Christmases in the 1940\'s page 5 A Family in Arms page 6 Christmas in 1940\'s New Zealand Page 10 Our visit to Yorkshire Page 14 \"Now Metcalfe!\" Page 16 Muster 2013 pages 19-22 Antipodean Treasures page 30 My Worst Xmas page 32 Lee Metcalf National Wildlife Refuge page 34 Have you come across... page 37
Issue No.:
100
Issue Dated:
2013 - Aug
Content:
Regulars Society News page 10 Chairman\'s Jottings page 16 Metcalfe in the First World War Page 28 Archivist Report & Membership Details page 29 Wills page 43 From the Editor page 46 Features 73 inches of rain ..... page 5 Living Tally in the Classic Slum? page 14 Jose Hopper Page 19 The Sheffield Flood page 21 Keld Swaledale Page 24 Is it a conundrum or a conunbell? page 33 Liberty Ship Jesse H Metcalf page 39
Issue No.:
099
Issue Dated:
2013 - Apr
Content:
Mecca News 99 April 2013-CONTENTS Regulars First Word...Chairman\'s Jottings page 3 your email, letters & photographs page 11 Society News page 13 Archivist Report & Membership Details page 24 Last Word...From the Editor Page 38 Features Inventions, Trade Marks& Patents page 7 A Very Heavy Price page 16 Metcalfe/Beresford Links Page 19 Manorial Documents Register page 28 The Families in British India Society page 30 Working on the Railway page 32
Issue No.:
098
Issue Dated:
2012 - Dec
Content:
Mecca News 98 December 2012-CONTENTS Regulars From the Editor page 4 Society News page 9 Wills page 10 Chairman\'s Jottings page 12 Archivist Report & Membership Details page 26 Features Cowside, Langstrothdale... page 5 Royal Connections page 11 Marsdens Story-A Soldier\'s Collection Page 14 AGM & Muster Roundup page 19 A Village, a Dutch Barn and a Mecca page 32 Voyages of the William Mitcalfe page 36
Issue No.:
097
Issue Dated:
2012 - Aug
Content:
Mecca News 97 August 2012-CONTENTS Regulars From the Editor 4 Society News 9 Chairman\'s Jottings 12 your letters & e-mails 14 Archivist Report & Membership Details 22 Features KIRKBRIDE the edge of the known world 5 Sandi\'s Serendipity 11 A Marriage Mug for Benjamin & Elizabeth Medcalf 16 Metcalfes in 1983 20 Marsden\'s Story Part III 26 A Newcomer to Askrigg 29
Issue No.:
096
Issue Dated:
2012 - Apr
Content:
Mecca News 96-April 2012-CONTENTS Regulars From the Editor 4 Society News 11 Chairman\'s Jottings 15 Archivist Report & Membership Details 23 your letters & e-mails 26 Features \"Railway Engineers to the World\" 7 Marsdens Story (Part II) 12 From Beasts and Bravery to Bradford and Bainbridge 19 Wills Project 28 Metcalfe Family Get-Together 31 Suffolk Meccas 35 Serendipity 37
Issue No.:
095
Issue Dated:
2011 - Dec
Content:
Mecca News 95-December 2011-CONTENTS Regulars From the Editor 5 your letters & e-mails 6 Society News 12 Chairman\'s Jottings 17 Membership Application Form 2012 25 Archivist Report & Membership Details 28 Features Using the Computer Index 7 Marsdens Story 15 Nappa Hall Visit 20 Newspapers 22 The Hibernian 24 The Few 27 The Life of Henry Metcalfe....... 30 Alice Metcalfe/Gravestone Project 36
Issue No.:
094
Issue Dated:
2011 - Aug
Content:
Mecca News 094-August 2011-CONTENTS Regulars From the Editor 4 Society News 7 Chairman\'s Jottings 12 your letters & e-mails 14 Archivist Report & Membership Details 22 Features Coat of Arms 5 Warwick Metcalfe 8 The Discovery of The Chronicle of Private Henry Metcalfe 17 Getting Started 25 Theophilus John Metcalfe 5th 28 The Corpse Road 31 The Royal Connection 33 Matthew Metcalf 1727 37
Issue No.:
093-1
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2011 - Apr
Content:
MN Cover
Issue No.:
093
Issue Dated:
2011 - Apr
Content:
Mecca News 093-April 2011-CONTENTS Regulars From the Editor 2 Society News 5 your letters & e-mails 10 Chairman\'s Jottings 14 Archivist Report & Membership Details 21 Features History & Traditions of Ravenstonedale... 3 Thomas Theophilus Metcalfe 7 On the Trail of A York Hero 17 The Other Side of the Family 27 A Metcalfe Village Hawstead Suffolk 34
Issue No.:
092
Issue Dated:
2010 - Dec
Content:
MN92-December 2010-Contents Regulars From the Editor 5 your letters & e-mails 11 Society News 13 Chairman\'s Jottings 16 Archivist Report & Membership Details 24 Features 30th Anniversary Muster 2, 3 & 34 Impressions of the Metcalfe Society AGM 2010 4 Using the Tithe Map as Background to Local & Family History 6 Little Big Horn 14 Cairn on Crook 19 Mecca DNA Project Update 31 Metcalfe Sycophants 32 The Macfie Collection 35
Issue No.:
091-1
Issue Dated:
2010 - Aug
Content:
MN91 Cover
Issue No.:
091
Issue Dated:
2010 - Aug
Content:
Mecca News 091- August 2010-CONTENTS Regulars From the Editor 2 Society News 6 Chairman\'s Jottings 11 your letters & e-mails 13 Archivist Report & Membership Details 24 Features The Indian Judge 3 Perhaps we were getting it wrong 8 Military Records 14 Metcalfes in Upper Wensleydale 1605/1613 18 Listen to the Band 31
Issue No.:
090
Issue Dated:
2010 - Apr
Content:
to follow
Issue No.:
089-001
Issue Dated:
2009 - Dec
Content:
Index of the Mecca News Contents for Issues 1-89 prepared by CS Metcalfe M305
Issue No.:
089
Issue Dated:
2009 - Dec
Content:
Mecca News 89 December 2009 Contents From the Editor 2; Society News 6; your letters & e-mails 8; Chairman\'s Jottings 12; Archivist Report & Membership Details 24 Poor Law Project 4; The Eldon Testimonial 11; National Farm Surveys 1940-43 14; The Morning Chronicle 18; There was a Flower 22; Where there is a Will 30; The Day of the Muster 34
Issue No.:
088
Issue Dated:
2009 - Aug
Content:
Mecca News 88 August 2009 Contents From the Editor 2; Society News 8; your letters & e-mails 10; Chairman\'s Jottings 12; Archivist Report & Membership Details 24 How Strange.... 3; The Metcalfes of Hawstead Suffolk 14; D\'ye Ken John Peel? 17; Simon Metcalf landowner, trader and ill tempered Yorkshireman 18; Still in the Buggy 22; Descendants of Charles TheophilusBaron Metcalfe of Fernhill 28; The Hearth Tax 31
Issue No.:
087
Issue Dated:
2009 - Apr
Content:
Mecca News 87 April 2009 Contents From the Editor 2; Chairman\'s Jottings 8; Society News 12; Archivist Report & Membership Details 24; your letters & e-mails 30 John (Blind Jack) of Knaresborough 3; Harry Metcalfe\'s Cycling Journey .....1932 4; A Family Obelisk 14; The Parish Clerk 15; FFHS News 17; Lists 18; Diary of a Victorian Junior Officer. Part 2. 21; Austwick Coincidence 28; Metcalfe\'s and the GAR 31
Issue No.:
086
Issue Dated:
2008 - Dec
Content:
Mecca News 86 December 2008 Contents From the Editor 2; Society News 6; your letters & e-mails 10; Chairman\'s Jottings 12; Archivist\'s Report & Membership Details 24 Nappa Hall Under New Ownership! 3; Captain George Robert Metcalfe 8; Voyage to Australia. Part 3. 14; The Metcalfe Shield 18; Ada\'s Story 21; Metcalfe DNA Project 29; Crazy Ancestors? 35
Issue No.:
085
Issue Dated:
2008 - Aug
Content:
Mecca News 85 August 2008 Contents From the Editor 2; Your letters & e-mails 6; Society News 8; Chairman\'s Jottings 10; Archivist Report & Membership Details 24 THEY THINK IT\'S ALL OVER.... 3; Voyage to Australia. Part 2. 12; Federation of Family History Societies 20; Diary of a Victorian Junior Officer. Part 1. 21; Cambridgeshire Metcalfes 32
Issue No.:
084
Issue Dated:
2008 - Apr
Content:
Mecca News 84 April 2008 Contents From the Editor 2; your letters & e-mails 8; Chairman\'s Jottings 10; Society News 14; Archivist Report & Membership Details 22 Voyage to Australia 3; The Weather Glass 9; Metcalfe\'s of Fort Collins 15; Mrs Vera Adams 20; Metcalfe\'s Missing Millions 31; The Weavers of Barnard Castle 34
Issue No.:
083
Issue Dated:
2007 - Dec
Content:
Mecca News 83 December 2007 Contents From the Editor 2; Society News 8; your letters & e-mails 10; Chairman\'s Jottings 12; Archivist\'s Report & Membership Details 24 Muster Roundup 3; Christmas in the Dales 5; Those in glasshouses... 14; Blind Jack of Knaresborough 18; DNA Profiling won’t help 22
Issue No.:
082
Issue Dated:
2007 - Apr
Content:
Mecca News 82 August 2007 Contents A Pure Bred Metcalfe 2; An Unfortunate Start in Life 10; Nappa Hall Memories 14; Bishopdale Archives 2007 18; How Old Am I? 23; The Luddite Connection - Part 3 30; T\' Auld Gaet 34 From the Editor 2; Society News 8; your letters & e-mails 11; Chairman\'s Jottings 12; Archivist Report 24; Membership Details 24
Issue No.:
081
Issue Dated:
2007 - Apr
Content:
Mecca News 80 MN81 April 2007 Contents From the Editor 2; Chairman\'s Jottings 13; Your letters & e-mails 15; Society News 18; Archivist Report & Membership Details 26 The Luddite Connection: Part 2 - Trial and Tribulation 5; Copyright - Photographs 10; not to the want of zeal or knowledge 16; From Ravenstonedale to Lancashire 20; With a Little Bit O\' Luck - Again 33; This Absurd Tradition 34
Issue No.:
080
Issue Dated:
2006 - Dec
Content:
MN80 December 2006 Contents From the Editor 7 Society News 8 Your Letters & e-mails 10 Chairman\'s Jottings 15 Archivist Report 24 Membership Details 24 The Luddite Connection Part 1 4 A New and Quite Different Project 12 Lest We Forget 18 The Metcalfe Orphans of New Zealand 32
Issue No.:
079
Issue Dated:
2006 - Aug
Content:
MN79 August 2006 Contents Chairman\'s Jottings 11 Your letters &e-mails 12 Archivist Report 25 Membership Details 25 Food for Thought 3 Metcalfe DNA Project 5 A Merchant Adventurer 8 A Spring Conference 14 Stonehammer County 16 Well Travelled Meccas 20 Hawaiian Connection 23 By Eck! or Where to Now? 34
Issue No.:
078
Issue Dated:
2006 - Apr
Content:
MN78 April 2006 Contents From the Editor 2 Chairman\'s Jottings 6 Your Letters and e-mails 8 Archivist Report 25 Membership Details 25 Metcalfe Links with Newby Hall 3 A Mecca Puzzle Solved 10 A Curve of Memory...... 13 South African Metcalf\'s 20 Who is Driver Metcalf? 24 Katrina Daughter of Eve 34
Issue No.:
077
Issue Dated:
2005 - Dec
Content:
MN77 December 2005 Contents From the Editor 2 Your Letters & e-mails 8 Chairman\'s Jottings 12 Books 19 Archivist Report & Membership Details 26 Test Your Metcalfe DNA 3 Waltzing Matilda 11 Nappa Hall Ahead 13 New Metcalfe Coat of Arms 14 Gathering of the Clan 16 A Curve of Memory..... 22 Burtersett 31
Issue No.:
076
Issue Dated:
2005 - Aug
Content:
MN76 August 2005
Issue No.:
075
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2005 - Apr
Content:
MN75 April 2005
Issue No.:
074
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2004 - Dec
Content:
MN74 December 2004
Issue No.:
073
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2004 - Aug
Content:
MN73 August 2004
Issue No.:
072
Issue Dated:
2004 - Apr
Content:
MN72 April 2004
Issue No.:
071
Issue Dated:
2003 - Dec
Content:
MN71 December 2003
Issue No.:
070
Issue Dated:
2003 - Aug
Content:
MN70 August 2003
Issue No.:
069
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2003 - Apr
Content:
MN69 April 2003
Issue No.:
068
Issue Dated:
2002 - Dec
Content:
MN68 December 2002
Issue No.:
067
Issue Dated:
2002 - Aug
Content:
MN67 August 2002
Issue No.:
066
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2002 - Apr
Content:
MN66 April 2002
Issue No.:
065
Issue Dated:
2001 - Dec
Content:
MN65 December 2001
Issue No.:
064
Issue Dated:
2001 - Aug
Content:
MN64 August 2001
Issue No.:
063
Issue Dated:
2001 - Apr
Content:
MN63 April 2001
Issue No.:
062
Issue Dated:
2000 - Dec
Content:
MN62 December 2000
Issue No.:
061
Issue Dated:
2000 - Aug
Content:
MN61 August 2000
Issue No.:
060
Issue Dated:
2000 - Apr
Content:
MN60 April 2000
Issue No.:
059
Issue Dated:
1999 - Dec
Content:
MN59 December 1999 From the Editor 2, Chairman\'s Report 8, Committee News 10, Secretary\'s Report 12, News from the Archives 14, Membership Details 26 It\'s All In The Genes. Part I - Theophilus the Scribe 3, On the World Wide Web 16, Subsciptions Policy 18, The Northern Family History Fairs 36
Issue No.:
058
Issue Dated:
1999 - Aug
Content:
MN58 August 1999
Issue No.:
057
Issue Dated:
1999 - Apr
Content:
MN57 April 1999 From the Editor 2, Chairmans Report 7, News from the Archives 10 & 33, Secretary\'s Report 12, PRO News 22, Membership Details 24 Metcalfe Research Overseas 8, Metcalfe Records 13, To the Manor Born - Manorial Records 18, Lt Edmund Whiteford Metcalfe 34
Issue No.:
056
Issue Dated:
1998 - Dec
Content:
MN56 December 1998 From the Editor 2, Committee News 9, Secretary\'s Notes 13, Chairman\'s Report 14, Membership Details 30 Nina - An Appreciation 3, Hipswell Mill Part II 7, By Their Misdemeanours Shall Ye Know Them 15, Metcalfe History of the Clan - Launch of The Book 18, Impressions of the Muster 27, A fantastic coincidence 39
Issue No.:
055
Issue Dated:
1998 - Aug
Content:
MN55 August 1998 Regulars From the Editor 2, Secretary\'s Notes 7, Dear Editor 12, Chairman\'s Report 20, Membership Details 21 Features Hipswell Mill 3, From Hell, Hull and Halifax..... 6, The GRO Indexes 8, Unknown Cousins Part II 10, Cathedral of the Dales 17, Federation AGM Report 31
Issue No.:
054
Issue Dated:
1998 - Apr
Content:
MN54 April 1998 Contents Regulars From the Editor 2, Chairman\'s Report 6, Secretary\'s Notes 11, Dear Editor 14, Membership Details 24 Features Unknown Cousins - Part I 3, East Indies Connections 7, Wensley Church 17, The Council of Family Societies 22, A day out ...Courtesy of Yorkshire TV 30
Issue No.:
053
Issue Dated:
1997 - Dec
Content:
MN53 December 1997 Contents Regulars From the Editor 2, Chairman\'s Report 4, Dear Editor 14, Secretary\'s Notes 19, Membership Details 24 Features The Metcalfe Book 6, The Railway Metcalfes 10, Muster \'97 15, New Birth Brief Booklet 20, The Biggest Turnout Yet 21, Deeds of Covenant 30
Issue No.:
052
Issue Dated:
1997 - Aug
Content:
MN52 August 1997 Contents Regulars From the Editor 2, Secretary\'s Notes 9, Committee News 14, Dear Editor 18, Membership Details 31 Features Metcalfes and Brushmaking 3, Copyright 10, A Whitby Coal Cat 13, The Scene of the Crime 16, St Andrew\'s Aysgarth 21, It\'s All Yours 23, Family Reminiscences 29, The William Metcalfe 39
Issue No.:
051
Issue Dated:
1997 - Apr
Content:
MN51 April 1997 Contents Regulars: From the Editor 2, Secretary\'s Notes 9, Dear Editor 14, Computer Notes 17, Membership Details 20 Features:- The Metcalfes as Millers 3, Rules and Regulations 7, How I found my Metcalfes and the Consequences : Part 2 10, I am my own Grandpa 13, The Metcalfes of Hull 15, Ralph Tiplady Metcalfe 27
Issue No.:
050
Issue Dated:
1997 - Jan
Content:
MN50 January 1997 Contents:- Regulars: From the Editor 2 Secretary\'s Notes 9 Dear Editor 22 Computer Notes 33 Chairman\'s Column 33 Membership Details 38 Features: The Metcalfes in St Helena 11 Autobiography of Fred Metcalfe 16 The Lady Mary of Middleham 18 How I found My Metcalfe Family.... 20 Agincourt. The rise of Nappa 30 Christopher Metcalfe Gentleman... 36 Once Bitten, Twice Shy 44 I Am Still Stuck! 47
Issue No.:
049
Issue Dated:
1996 - Aug
Content:
MN49 August 1996 Contents:- Regulars: Committee News 2 Secretary\'s Notes 6 Dear Editor 10 Computer Notes 23 Membership Details 24 Features: A Kiwi\'s Genealogy Jaunt 3 Who deals with what ? 8 The Metcalfe Windows 11 St Margaret\'s Church Hawes 14 Data Protection Act 1984 18 You never know what you will find20 Clifford Metcalfe 30 Putting on a show 31
Issue No.:
048
Issue Dated:
1996 - Apr
Content:
MN48 April 1996 Contents Regulars From the Editor 2 Dear Editor 12 Secretary\'s Notes 13 Computer Page 17 Membership Details 21 Features A Stroke of Good Luck or the making of the Fortune of Joe Metcalfe 3 The 1996 Mecca Muster 6 Another View of the Landlord and Tenant Relationship 14 St Oswald\'s Church Askrigg 18 An Encounter with Ned Kelly 28
Issue No.:
047
Issue Dated:
1995 - Dec
Content:
MN47 December 1995
Issue No.:
046
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1995 - Aug
Content:
MN46 August 1995
Issue No.:
045
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1995 - Apr
Content:
MN45 April 1995
Issue No.:
044
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1994 - Dec
Content:
MN44 December 1994
Issue No.:
043
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1993 - Aug
Content:
MN43 August 1993
Issue No.:
042
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1994 - Apr
Content:
MN42 April 1994
Issue No.:
041
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1993 - Dec
Content:
MN41 December 1993
Issue No.:
040
Issue Dated:
1993 - Aug
Content:
MN40 August 1993
Issue No.:
039
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1993 - Apr
Content:
MN39 April 1993
Issue No.:
038
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1992 - Dec
Content:
MN38 December 1992
Issue No.:
037
Issue Dated:
1992 - Aug
Content:
MN37 August 1992
Issue No.:
036
Issue Dated:
1992 - Apr
Content:
MN36 April 1992
Issue No.:
035
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1991 - Dec
Content:
MN35 December 1991
Issue No.:
034
Issue Dated:
1991 - Aug
Content:
MN34 August 1991
Issue No.:
033
Issue Dated:
1991 - Apr
Content:
MN33 April 1991
Issue No.:
032
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1990 - Dec
Content:
MN32 December 1990
Issue No.:
031
Issue Dated:
1990 - Aug
Content:
MN31 August 1990
Issue No.:
030
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1990 - Apr
Content:
MN30 April 1990
Issue No.:
029
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1989 - Dec
Content:
MN29 December 1989
Issue No.:
028
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1989 - Aug
Content:
MN28 August 1989
Issue No.:
027
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1989 - Apr
Content:
MN27 April 1989
Issue No.:
026
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1988 - Dec
Content:
MN26 December 1988
Issue No.:
025
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1988 - Aug
Content:
MN25 August 1988
Issue No.:
024
Issue Dated:
1988 - Apr
Content:
MN24 April 1988
Issue No.:
023
Issue Dated:
1987 - Dec
Content:
Mecca News 023-December 1987-Contents Introduction, An American VC, Murder Most Foul, Adding to our Laurels, Times Past, Famous Metcalfes.
Issue No.:
022
Issue Dated:
1987 - Aug
Content:
Mecca News 022-August 1987-Contents Introduction, Mecca Muster & AGM 1988, A Good Old Age, Secretary’s Notes, Monuments found in Shirley Derbyshire Churchyard, Charities and Poor Relief – Leeds 16/17th Cent., Pavers Marriage Licences 1674-1714.
Issue No.:
021
Issue Dated:
1987 - Apr
Content:
Mecca News 021-April 1987-Contents Introduction, Secretary’s Notes, Book Corner, Wills Proved at Chester Fourth & Last Part, Origins of the Name, Nappa Hall Wensleydale, The Metcalfes in “Yorkshire Village”, Fountains Abbey Lease Book, Metcalfe Index Lists 1986, Freemen of the City of London 1709-1894, Richmond Pioneer of Shorthand.
Issue No.:
020
Issue Dated:
1986 - Dec
Content:
Mecca News 020-December 1986-Contents Introduction, Secretary’s Notes, Mecca Muster 1986, Contemplations from the K.O.G.I., From Hawnby near Hemsley Yorkshire to Nova Scotia Canada, Wills Proved at Chester Part Three, Census Returns.
Issue No.:
019
Issue Dated:
1986 - Aug
Content:
Mecca News 019-August 1986-Contents Introduction, Wills Proved at Chester Part Two, The Metcalfe Index – Additions January-December 1985, Interests First Aroused, The Gentleman’s Magazine, Secretary’s Notes, Westminster Abbey Muniment Room.
Issue No.:
018
Issue Dated:
1986 - Apr
Content:
Mecca News 018-April 1986-Contents Introduction, Secretary’s Notes, Wills Proved at Chester, How to Locate Wills in the Lancashire Record Office, From Fosters Yorkshire Pedigrees, From a 1930 Catalogue of Documents for Sale, A Problem to Unravel – Metcalf(e) Saddleworth Yorks, With a Little Bit O’Luck, A Lincolnshire Metcalf Family, How The Metcalfe Society Began.
Issue No.:
017
Issue Dated:
1985 - Dec
Content:
Mecca News 017-December 1985-Contents Introduction, Secretary’s Notes, From The Yorkshire Dalesman November 1947, A Stranger Visits Yorkshire, Hipswell Mill.
Issue No.:
016
Issue Dated:
1985 - Aug
Content:
Mecca News 016-August 1985-Contents Introduction, Secretary’s Notes, Southerscales George, Porch House Northallerton, Famous Metcalf(e)s : Baron Metcalfe, Governor General of Canada, The Jewel in the Crown, Account of the Appearance of Mr Peter Metcalfe After Death Presentation to Mr W Metcalfe (of Penrith).
Issue No.:
015
Issue Dated:
1985 - Apr
Content:
Mecca News 015-April 1985-Contents Introduction, The Metcalfe Index, Secretary’s Notes, General Index, Birth Briefs, A Study of Metcalfs, A Visit to the British Museum Reference Library, Knaresborough Wills, The Yorkshire Gentry, The Yorkshire Woollen & Worsted Industries, Obituaries in The Times 1951-75, Regarding Philip Metcalfe 1733-1818, Variations on a Theme, We are All Human!
Issue No.:
014
Issue Dated:
1984 - Dec
Content:
Mecca News 014-December 1984-Contents Mecca News 014-December 1984-Contents Introduction, Secretary’s Notes, D’ye Ken William Metcalfe? Mecca Muster 1 September 1984, Metcalfe Entries in The Wensleydale Advertiser 1844-46, A Series of Wilkes, The Metcalfe Family of Lancaster, Swaledale, Birth Briefs, History of the Deanery of Doncaster, Famous Metcalf(e)s : Jack Metcalfe the Bainbridge Hornblower, An Enterprising Woman
Issue No.:
013
Issue Dated:
1984 - Aug
Content:
Mecca News 013 - August 1984 - Contents Introduction, Famous Metcalf(e)s: Blind Jack of Knaresborough, Birth Briefs, Mecca Muster ’84, Oddities, Non-appearance in Parish Registers
Issue No.:
012
Issue Dated:
1984 - Apr
Content:
Mecca News 012-April 1984-Contents Introduction, Secretary’s Notes, Birth Briefs, GOON’s Conference Spofforth March 1984, Lodge Hall Ribblehead, The Metcalfes of Raisgill, Ashes and Gauber, The Metcalfe Index, Lancashire Wills 1621-1855
Issue No.:
011
Issue Dated:
1983 - Dec
Content:
Mecca News 011 - December 1983 - Contents English Surnames, Series 1, Yorkshire West Riding by Dr George Redmonds Metcalfes in 1983 Strays from Sutton on Hull Census returns 1871 Barnard Castle, Co Durham, burial registers from 11 July 1816 to 17 October 1848 Addingham Treasures ex YPRS volume 66 25 Years in Raisgill - from parish registers of Arncliffe including Halton Gill and Hubberholme Darlington News - from History of Darlington Longstaffe Gentlemans Magazine - April 1808
Issue No.:
010
Issue Dated:
1983 - Aug
Content:
Mecca News 010 - August 1983 - Contents A list of Yorkshire parishes having chapelries Ingleton Fells and Chapel-le-Dale Grinton Registers Some Metcalfes noted in books Cumberland to Canada - James Metcalfe
Issue No.:
009
Issue Dated:
1983 - Apr
Content:
Mecca News 009 - April 1983 - Contents Introduction The Siege of Raydale 1617 The Metcalfe Index Birth Briefs Metcalfe Wills 1700-44
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008
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1982 - Dec
Content:
Mecca News 008 - December 1982 - Contents Introduction Secretary’s Notes Birth Briefs Intestacy Curiosities of the Census Newspaper Cuttings Mecca’s Lament
Issue No.:
007
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1982 - Aug
Content:
Mecca News 007 - August 1982 - Contents Introduction A Visit to the Genealogical Library Huddersfield
Issue No.:
006
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1982 - Apr
Content:
Mecca News 006 - April 1982 - Contents Introduction Wills Metcalfe Nicknames
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005
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1981 - Dec
Content:
Mecca News 005 - December 1981 - Contents Introduction Metcalfes in Ireland Family Reunion The Metcalfe Index
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004
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1981 - Sep
Content:
Mecca News 004 - September 1981 - Contents Introduction An Unexpected Source of family History A Short History of My Family by George Buxton
Issue No.:
003
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1981 - Apr
Content:
Mecca News 003 - April 1981 - Contents Introduction The Metcalfe Index North Yorkshire County Record Office Medecalf Information Given in Baptism Registers/Census Returns Calendar Change 1752
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002
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1980 - Dec
Content:
Mecca News 002 - December 1980 - Contents Introduction Be a Guest at Nappa Hall Census Returns A Funny Story
Issue No.:
001
Issue Dated:
1980
Content:
Mecca News 001 - 1980 - Contents Introduction Information Received The Metcalfe Clan


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