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Ravenstonedale DNA project

Ravenstonedale DNA project

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the article and data that initiated the Ravenstonedale  project

our project page on the Family Tree DNA website

Ravenstonedale Sheep Dog Trials - 1907

click on the images to open a larger version ... some of the text is a bit hard to read, as it is printed on dark grey card which has been folded (click on images to open a larger version in pdf format).

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I was unable to locate a newspaper report recording the results of the various competitions, but this description of Sheep Dog Trials held just across the border in Cumberland makes interesting reading ... it was printed in The Daily News on Friday 13th September 1907 (source British Newspaper Archive)

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I was interested to see that Jos. Scrivens of Ellerholme, Appleby and his seven year old dog Laddie also competed in the Open section of the Ravenstonedale Trials according the the programme above.