Memories of Brompton-on-Swale

The Grange The Hall

Hello, in reply to your memory about the Hall which I know as The Grange, the present owner is now a Mr Valance who has lived there for over three years, before him it was a Mr John Meakin and his family, they lived there for a long time. The field next to the Hall is now a small housing estate. Do you know the ...Read full memory

Madame Le Terrier

Watching the Wainwright Walks programme this week, which covered the Swale valley part of the coast to coast route, I was reminded of Brompton on Swale. My best friend's sister and her husband went to Brompton on Swale in the 1950s to work at a local hall/big house for a lady named (what sounded to me at the time, ...Read full memory

A memory of Brompton-on-Swale

The Grange

The Grange always brings back memories of our life growing up in the village. We are the Blackburn family and we lived at 11 Curtis Drive. We used to play in the field at the front of the big house as we called it but if 'madame la la" as we knew her caught us we got into big trouble. Many memories of the village and the ...Read full memory

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