Memories of Bascote

The Markhams

My mum took us to Bascote Heath to see Aunt Hilda (nee Markham), she was married to Ted Fox. Aunt Hilda would take us round the woods to pick the primroses and violets and then we would have tea. On one visit Aunt Hilda told us of the story of a young girl found hanging dead over the gate, she had eaten poisonous berries. Can ...Read full memory

Markhams Of Bascote

My husbands family were from Bascote. His ancestor Edwin Markham moved there as an ag labourer in the 1870s. His wife Maria died shortly after, and he married again. He had very many children, and used to drink at the Fox and Hen pub - the landlords were witnesses at his wedding! Sadly his cottage, by the pub, has been ...Read full memory

A memory of Bascote by Rebekah Markham

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