In 1949 my mother and I moved to Bentworth when my mother became the Health Visitor for Alton. We first stayed at rooms in the White House which was diagonally across from the Dugdales in the Big house at Bentworth. We then moved to Lindsey Cottage, opposite the Star, which introduced both of us to an ...Read full memory
My faher, Herbert Alexander, was born in Church Cottage, Bentworth in 1893. His mother waa Emma Alexander (nee Batt). The Batt family had lived in Bentworth for many years. In the 1950s a descendent of the Batt family, William Loren Batt, came to England from America searching for his ancestors from Bentworth. In the 1850s his ...Read full memory
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