Henry Jenkins, late of Ellerton-On Swale, reputedly lived to be 169. Honest. Here are photographs of his memorial in Bolton-on-Swale churchyard, and the poem on the wall inside St Mary's Church. Here is a link from the Northern Echo http://archive.thenorthernecho.co.uk/2002/3/2/144076.html . Genuki also has published an excellent piece about him here:
Also spotted this lovely Moggie in Sandhutton. There's just something about old cars, especially an old British car from an era long past. They look more robust than modern cars, and surely their existence is proof of this. Eat your heart out Nissan, you'll never make cars like these.