b'Charlie died in the late 1950s. The Wilkinson/Cullummanaged to contact me in Hull, I dont know how, family involvement in the village came to an end, andand told me to come to Wilton quickly to collect my the cottages and contents were left to Charlies onlyheirloom. I didnt need a second biddingthe 25 inch relatives, Evelyn Rowntree and her brothers who livedhigh clock was a treasured memory of happy days at in York. Evelyn began the job of clearing the cottagesWilton during the turbulent time of the Second World of their contents, much of which comprised glassWar.cases containing stuffed animals and birds, brassEvelyn had married Peter Rowntree of the ornaments, and of course the church-like clock. chocolate-making company at York. I remember her That clock was promised to Barry, Mrs Clintvisiting Charlie at Wilton during the war. Shes a widow told Evelyn during the clear-out. If you can contactnow, but still lives at York, and I hope to visit her in the him and he wants to collect it, he can have it, Evelynnot too distant future to remind her of the story of the agreed. I knew nothing of this until Mrs Clint somehowclock.Roman coins and other finds in Bishop WiltonThese Roman coins were found in the back garden of 96 Bishop Wilton in the 1960s by Andrew Sefton. The coin on the left (shown front and back) was identified by Keith McWilliam as from the time of Caesar Valentinian I who reigned in the years 364 - 375. The coin on the right is Constantine II who reigned in the years 324 - 337.century, according to Mark Stephens of the Malton and Norton Archaeological & Historical Society. In the 1960s, in the same garden, Andrew also found a brooch identified as a bronze mount in classical style which was probably attached to a gentlemans fob watch which dates from the 18th Who, Where & When?BULLETIN 10 169'