Burton On The Wolds, The Post Office And Square c.1960

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Next to an 18th century house of some interest, the post office, along with the pub, was the focal point of village life. The need to collect the pension and perhaps a few postage stamps could be spiced up with a little discreet local gossip. Now, thanks to cut-backs, post offices disappear like ghosts into the night. To the east of the village are the earthworks of a moated grange to Garendon Abbey, a Cistercian house founded in 1377.

Memories of Burton on the Wolds

Mrs.Ardynn Lembke

Does any one remember or heard parents or grandparents remember Mrs Ardynn Lembcke? I write this post again, and in a more detailed way, because in my previous post, my email address has since then changed to the one I have now. Thank you!

Ashby Close Burton On The Wolds

In my prevoious post I asked questions about a property clled Ashby Close, in Burton on the Wolds, about Mrs Ardynn Lembke who lived there in the 1940s. If someone has the information I asked for, be so kind to post it here or to email me at: mdealthaus@gmail.com Thanks a lot in advance.

My Parents And I Lived In Ashby Close Burton On The Wolds 1940 To1942

My father, Emilio de Althaus, and my mother Blanca spent weekends in Ashby Close, property of the Lembke family. My father was a Peruvian diplomat in London and came over to Ashby Close on the weekends. I have no personal memories since I was born in 1940. Ms. ...Read full memory

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