Publisher and Author

About the publisher:

Boroughgate Books is the name of a self-publishing operation, set up by Peter Appleton,  which will specialize in books about the local history of the Cleveland area of north-east Yorkshire. The first imprint is due to be published at the beginning of October, details of which are available via the Publications tab above.

About the author:

Since his retirement, Peter Appleton has developed a keen interest in the local history of Skelton-in-Cleveland and the surrounding area of north-east Yorkshire. Having spent almost all his life living in the village, he can draw upon a wealth of personal memories and knowledge about the community.

He is a founder member and Secretary of Skelton History Group, and is regularly called upon to give talks to other local organisations. His interest in the local heritage has led to him becoming a volunteer guide at the Cleveland Ironstone Mining Museum and at Tocketts Mill water-powered corn mill.

 

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