Memories of Borwick
Borwick 1946/1947 Sarah Gilbert daughter of Paul and Mary Postlethwaite. On our return to England after out stay in Italy the idea was to look for a four bedroom house to buy. At the time we were staying in a Hotel in Kirkby Lonsdale in the North of England. I remember very clearly one day, standing at the top of the spiral staircase which led down into the lobby below when in walked my Father. My Mummy said "you haven’t have you". He replied rather bashfully, "yes I have". At the time I did not get the feeling that Mummy was very impressed. This was no ordinary house. It had a turreted Peel Tower, an Elizabethan Grand Banqueting Hall, a resident Ghost, a Priest hiding place and much ...Read full memory
Just after my father brought Borwick Hall in 1946 I went with my mother to a shop and she brought a tin of paint. I was all of eight years old at the time and when we got back "home" I looked around and wondered just where she would start!