The following story of Cobbler’s Well was printed in ‘County Folk-Lore Volume VI – Examples of Printed Folk-Lore Concerning The East Riding of Yorkshire (1911)’ which was edited by Eliza Glutch. ‘In a hollow on Beverley Westwood is a stone trough, into which a spring of exceedingly cold pure water once flowed abundantly. It is quite dry now, and has been for some years, but it still retains the name of Cobbler’s Well. Tradition tells how a cobbler of Beverley, jealous of his wife, drowned her in this well while in a mad drunken state; but he cheated the law by dying almost immediately of remorse and grief.’ — Oliver’s Beverley, p. 56.* — Hope, p. 187.
*’The History and Antiquities of the Town and Minster of Beverley in the County of York’ (1829)