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

A Memory of Burton on the Wolds

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. Ardynn Lembke lived permanently in that country house. My parents, who died in 1988, had very good memories of those times, despite the war and the relentless German air raids, and admired very much the RAF for its victorious air warfare to save Britain. Does anyone have pictures of Ashby Close? Does it still exist? Does anyone have memories of the Lembke family? I will be thankful for any information.

A memory shared by Miguel De Althaus , on Sep 13th, 2010.

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