ST. BRIDGET BECKERMET - THE CALDER VALLEY FARMS

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LOW PRIOR SCALES

The fields of Low Prior Scales run alongside the river
William of Prior Scales left this farm to his eldest son John
and High Prior Scales to his second son Clement


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LOW PRIOR SCALES

The farmhouse at Low Prior Scales


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BECKCOTE

Beckcote was the farm taken by William's third son Henry and remained in his family for many years


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STRUDDABANK

Struddabank came into the hands of William's Great-Grandson Henry, born 1719, who beforehand
had  farmed at Side for many years.  

Henry married three times and had a total of 15 children though some died young.
His father, John, was living at Struddabank with Henry when he died in 1784 aged 98.
There are other family connections with the farm in later years.