Alverstoke, National Childrens Home c.1960
Memories of Alverstoke
I have just started researching my family history. My great grandfather was Jacob Abraham and was gardener for John Brett Purvis and then Richard Purvis at Bury Hall. I would love to see a picture of Bury Hall and or Bury Hall ...Read full memory
This little church was called St Francis' and was linked with St Mary's Alverstoke (where I used to go in the 1960s and 1970s). St Francis' was attached to the Children's Home, where Oliver McFarlane who worked on the BBC ...Read full memory
I have a few illustrations of Bury Hall (I'll have to dig them out!). I'm descended from the Purvises. You can contact me by email, my address is genealogy at dunning dot plus dot com.
My little brother broke his arm while playing by the church, as a big gust of wind picked him up and blew him into the wall, believe it or not.
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