Bromyard, The Hop Pole Hotel c.1965
Memories of Bromyard
Approx 1962 I had a weekend at Buckenhill Manor. I served with Ken Stewart at Boscombe Down when at week ends he was travelling around various book and agricultural fairs. As I remember it, his cousin and her husband founded Landsman Books. The husband died and Ken played a greater role in the business, becoming in effect a ...Read full memory
while researching family tree information, I discovered that my great great grandma was born in the property know as three mills. Sarah Benbow was born in 1818 or thereabouts, the daughter of a miller. I would love to get more information about her or the property.anything would be appreciated. Thanks in advance, Dawn Davis Victoria Australia
Entering this house was like the first day in the rest of my life, shaping me into the person I am today.
My family spent a very happy holiday as guests of the Barnaby famly who owned the castle. About 6 years old, I recall being transported from the station in a Trojan estate car - a most innovative design at the time with its unique diesel engine. Mr Barnaby, a botanist who wrote on Alpine flora, also owned a wonderful ...Read full memory