I well recall helping to pull the 40th Epping Forest Scouts trek cart with its iron shod wheels loaded with camping gear, along here on the way to Gilwell Park.
My grandfather, Peter Heywood was head gardener and sexton at the cemetery till his later retirement. If anybody knows of any of the men there during the 50s' onwards, please let me know. He lived at Springwater Cottage in the valley below Lily Hill Street.
I have a few illustrations of Bury Hall (I'll have to dig them out!). I'm descended from the Purvises. You can contact me by email, my address is genealogy at dunning dot plus dot com.
I have just started researching my family history. My great grandfather was Jacob Abraham and was gardener for John Brett Purvis and then Richard Purvis at Bury Hall. I would love to see a picture of Bury Hall and or Bury Hall ...Read full memory
My ancestors, Goodman, came from Batchworth and my grandfather was born at Bury Farm Cottage. According to the old maps the plot now is sadly at the bottom of one of the lakes. I know that in the 1870s the ...Read full memory
On this picture you can see the steps used by the ferry man from the 1920s to the 1940s. He used a pole to steer the punt from the Bury bank to the Amberley bank. The punt was attached to a chain which ...Read full memory
My great grandmother's sister Frances Ostler/nee Start (died 1889) is buried at Rousdon Church yard with her husband Luke Ostler (died 1916). They have a very strange looking memorial it is a long oak slab ...Read full memory
Millie Grinsted nee Cheeseman was my great aunt. She was the sister of my paternal grandfather William Edward Cheeseman. I remember staying with her and Edward at times during and after the war. I remember ...Read full memory
Living on the warren in Carlton Bungalow seemed to be so simple, no pressures of modern living, just buying a few bits from Rainfords Ice Cream Parlour, Nellie Radcliffes or Mrs Davies's grocery shops or ...Read full memory
This is the church where my Uncle Michael George Sinnott is buried.
I have fond memories of my granny who is buried in the churchyard.
My brother Joe is buried in Odiham He was in the Royal Air Force.
My mother's family are all buried in this cemetery in Queen's Road, Walthamstow. I know this because I have frequently visited the family grave.
My grandfather is buried here and the ashes of my grandmother, aunt and her husband are also here. My aunt and her husband got married here in 1941
Hello, a look up please can anyone tell me if the Bennett family of Maidenhead are buried in St Mary`s.
My grandparents Harriett and Reuben Jones are buried here. There is a monument to Robert Whitehead, the inventor of the torpedo, in the churchyard.
My Gran and Grandad George and Alice Cook were married here on Christmas Day 1913. They are also buried here.
Ambrose Wills, Inn Keeper and Farmer at the Ashberton Arms West Charleton, buried at the Church. His son George took on the pub and farm when the village was sold by the Marques of Northampton on the 22 of September ...Read full memory
I remember Feckenham Square when I was young and into my early teens. Both my grandparents, Vera and Jack Parker, are buried at Feckenham Church. My grandad was born in the parish and so buried in the parish. I ...Read full memory
My great-grandfather, David Arthur Hardman, was the architect for the Textile Hall in Bury. His son, my grandfather, William Percy Hardman, was also an architect, who emigrated to Boston, then New York in 1911.
I was born on New Road, Crickhowell in the very early 1930s. My mother was born in Bridge Street, number 28, where my grandparents lived. My grandfather worked on Glanusk Estate for the then Lord Glanusk until he died. The ...Read full memory
I do not have a memory of Hitchin or the church, as I live in Canada, but I have a photo of my grandfather and grandmother's grave with a granite cross as a marker. They lived ...Read full memory
It was always my understanding that the person buried had asked for a fig to be put in one hand and a plum stone in the other and if there were a God, the fig would grow!
ONLY A FEW YEARS AGO THROUGH A FAMILY MEMBER TRACING THE FAMILY TREE DID I KNOW THAT ST PETERS CHURCH HAS LINKS WITH MY ANCESTORS IN THE EARLY 17OO`S, THEY WERE BAPTISED, MARRIED AND BURIED THERE, MY GREAT GREAT GREAT ...Read full memory