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Market Place Market Place
Note the new building in the photo on the corner.
Regent Street Regent Street
Note the 'Old Red Lion Hotel'
Chapmangate Chapmangate
Note the independent chapel built in 1807 to the left.
Hewson family of Ousethorpe
The following photograph was supplied by David Batch.

The photo was taken at Clay Farm, Ousethorpe. From the left is George Hewson, husband of Polly Mary (nee Cullum), Albert Hewson, Albert's wife Annie, Eliza Jemima Cullum 2nd Wife of John Christopher Watson, unknown, unknown, The man touching his head is probably a Hewson brother. The brothers farmed Mill Farm, Clay Farm & Yew Tree Farm.

Family Tree:

Ralf Watson**
Mar. Hanna Towse*
at Yapham Jun 21, 1870

Christopher John Watson
Bp. 13 May 1871 Darlington

Ralf Watson
Mary Elizabeth Watson d. 1877
John Cullum m.
Mary Towse*
Eliza Gemima Cullum
Bp. 17 May 1870 Pocklington
Elizabeth Ella Cullum
died 1898
Mary (Polly) Cullum
Polly Mary Cullum m.
? Hewson
Herbert Hewson m.
Albert Hewson m. Annie
Jack Hewson m.

*Hannah Towse & Mary Towse were sisters
** Ralph Watson Died 1878 Age 34 and was Landlord Innkeeper of the Ham and Firkin in 49 Walmgate, York.

Cullum Graffiti
Graffiti close
Interestingly, upon a recent visit to the top of Pocklington Church, I noticed some graffitti carved into the stone by a J. C. Cullum 1928. I wonder if this was the same family?