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What a nice address

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Mel Fairy Godmother

Mel Fairy Godmother Report 20 Oct 2017 16:13

Barley Mow Lane,
Cottage

(Cottage rebuilding)********************

I have never seen this before on a census.

maggiewinchester

maggiewinchester Report 20 Oct 2017 23:14

It is! :-D

Sharron

Sharron Report 21 Oct 2017 00:38

I was born at The Sheepwash, Ham Road.

maggiewinchester

maggiewinchester Report 21 Oct 2017 01:09

That's lovely:-D

I was born at Southlands hospital, Shoreham.
Unfortunately, it stopped being a maternity unit, or two of my grandchildren would have been born there! :-D :-D

Not bad after 28 moves - and my youngest goes back to nearly where her mummy was born :-D

.....bit weird, really :-S

Mel Fairy Godmother

Mel Fairy Godmother Report 21 Oct 2017 11:44

Yes strange things happen in life.

When I was young we had a caravan st St Osyth. On the way down we went round the Army and Navy roundabout and past that was a signpost to a place called Inwardleigh. I always looked at this signpost and the Tiptree jam factory.

Many years later (over 50) I did my family tree and my ancestors came from Inwardleigh!! and some of them worked at the Jam Factory.

maggiewinchester

maggiewinchester Report 21 Oct 2017 12:18

My sister, though living in Southampton, bought her first house in Blundeston, Suffolk - her husband had got a job there.
At about the same time, ex and I were in Dumfries and Galloway, and he got a job in Blackmore End, Essex.
When we visited, there were 3 different ways to get there - we went on the A12, and passed a village called Yoxford.
Since doing the family tree, I've found out that my gg grandparents lived there, we actually passed their cottage,and just down the road was Middleton Moor - where my ancestors had lived for generations!

Mel Fairy Godmother

Mel Fairy Godmother Report 21 Oct 2017 15:57

Maggie thats interesting because when I moved to Suffolk in the early 80's and then down to devon in the 90's I found I had rellies in Suffolk just up the road to where I lived and of course I have had loads of rellies down here is Devon and even have a cottage down here called H********'s Cottage and I have a picture of it but have never been there. Perhaps I should before its too late. :-0

Mel Fairy Godmother

Mel Fairy Godmother Report 21 Oct 2017 15:59

Be that a kilt your granfather is wearing on your avatar Maggie?

Mel Fairy Godmother

Mel Fairy Godmother Report 21 Oct 2017 16:01

Sharron one of the next villages to us is called Sheepwash.