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International Junior Tractor, Hesketh Bank Marsh
Date: 1920 (approx)
Notes: Thomas Hunter of Becconsall Farm at Mere Brow contract ploughing on Hesketh Bank marsh with an International Junior tractor.
Submitted By: Alan Greenwood
Thomas Hunter ploughing with an International JuniorBack Lane Farm
"Back Lane Farm", Chapel Rd, Hesketh Bank
Date: 1915
Notes: Back Lane Farm is where William Cookson (the farm tenant in 1915) referred to in "Our Country, Churches and Chapels" let the Primitive Methodists use his barn while building their new chapel.
Back Lane Farm
Cottages, Chapel Rd
Date: 2004
Notes: Opposite Greenfields.
Submitted By: Nicola Cubbin
Cottages on Chapel Road , Hesketh Bank
Cottages, Chapel Rd
Date: 1915
Notes: Opposite Greenfields.
Cottages on Chapel Road , Hesketh Bank
Cottages
Date: Unknown
Notes:
Cottages, Hesketh Bank
Dunkirk Farm
Date: Unknown
Notes: Christine McArdle (nee Whiteside) adds "my family lived at Dunkirk Farm, Hesketh Bank. My relative Joesph Whiteside married a widow Margaret Lund whose husband owned the farm they married in 1845"
Dunkirk Farm
Primrose Cottage
Date: 1915
Notes: Occupied at the time by John Baxter
Primrose Cottage
"New Farm", Shore Road
Date: 1915
Notes: In 1915 William Topping was the tenant of the farm with Thomas, James and Samuel Iddon also working the 123+ acres that made up New Farm
New Farm, Shore Road, Hesketh Bank
Marsh Farm, Shore Road
Date: 1915
Notes: 131+ Acres occupied by the executors of Robert Deacon.
Marsh Farm
Shore Farm, Shore Rd, Hesketh Bank
Date: 1915
Notes: Nicholas Taylor was the tenant with William Edmondson leasing some of the 133+ acres.
Shore Farm, Shore Road, Hesketh Bank
"Salmon Grove"
Date: 1915
Notes: Occupied at the time by James Ball.
Salmon Grove
"Masters Farm"
Date: 1915
Notes: Tenant in 1915 was Robert Newsham (Robert & Richard Wignall leased some land). The house consisted of a parlour, kitchen, scullery, pantry and 4 bedrooms. The outbuildings were described as "Stabling for 4 horses, shippon for 3 cows, barn, carthouse, 4 roomed cottage and 2 pigstyes.
Masters Farm,  Shore Road, Hesketh Bank
Dib Road (off Shore Road), Hesketh Bank
Date: 1915
Notes: The building in the distance (just behind the trap man's whip) is Dunkirk Farm (which is still there today) and the overhanging trees on the right-hand side are of Danny's wood.
Dib Road
Cottages, Hesketh Brow
Date: 1915
Notes: Off Station Rd at top of Brow
Fishermans Cottages
Shore Road, Hesketh Bank
Date: 1915
Notes: Looking from Bellsfield (approx)
Shore Road, Hesketh Bank
   
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