Old Maps of Ashbourne

Historic Maps of Ashbourne and the local area.

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Memories of Ashbourne

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My family moved to Ashbourne in 1942 when I was 6. I went to school at what must have been the last of the old "Dame" schools run by an elderly lady called Ethel Hunter. The school was at the top of a big house in Church Street, owned by a dentist: Mr. Bligh. It was a small school, not more than a dozen children (...Read full memory)

I was born at the maternity hospital in 1951, My parents and I lived at 24 Clifton Road while I was a baby but moved to 66 Park Avenue as my mother could not abide my father's mother. I attended St Oswalds C of E School - I had a lady teacher called Miss Millward whom I really liked. I still remember my (...Read full memory)