Bramley Grange

A Memory of Bramley

My father, Dudley Darrell was born at Bramley Grange 13th November 1909. He was the youngest son of fred and Jennie Darrell who had bought the estate a couple of years prior only to lose the property in 1911 during the recession at that timevand the loss of his diamond mining interests in South Africa, due in part to his opposition to Cecil Rhodes. they moved to Henley on Thames where my father grew up. We have copious correspondence relating to the foreclosure and also photos of the property, we still retain most of the furniture and contents.

A memory shared by Joe Darrell , on Apr 10th, 2010.

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Sat May 30th 2015, at 3:19 pm

hammyh1957 commented:

I have recently discovered an old blank postcard with a picture Of Bramley Grange Hotel, Bramley Surry.
It appears to be an old Tudor style building with black beams, with a beautiful garden in the forground I am unsure of the date. The postage was tuppence halfpenny. Would the present owners be interested in the card Free of charge of course. It may be interesting with regard to the History of the establishment

Mon Apr 11th 2016, at 2:50 pm

dawnwhiteley commented:

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