“Grinton and Muker funerals – the weirdest performances imaginable.” — Swaledale history

The travel writer Arthur Harwood Brierley was not exactly shy of hyperbole when in 1897 he wrote a lengthy report on his visits to the upper-Swaledale village of Muker. “Grinton and Muker funerals have always been known as the weirdest performances imaginable,” was one of the more extreme utterances in one of his articles that […]

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