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Hi, I was an apprentice with Major Powell in the 50s, lremember going to the Blue Boar a few times, I only have a faint memory of the landlady mai ly that sbe was a tall dark haired lady, I lived 11 Lottage Rd with Mrs Plant whoose daughter Sheelagh now lives in Australia. I try to visit Aldbourne every year my wife comes (...Read full memory)

My grandmother owned the Blue Boar Inn. Her name was Annie Dady. I believe she had the pub before the war and up until about 1960. Next door was Major Powell's racing stable and as a young lad I met Frankie Durr when he had breakfast at the Blue Boar. I can still remember the barn at the back and the old wash room. I am (...Read full memory)