Capel Memories

Read and share memories of Capel

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This amazing community has grown around our invitation to 'Share Your Memories'.

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  • How does it feature in your personal history?
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  • How has it changed over the years?
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I loved every day there with my mother and father, I went to the school at 5 years till 11 years old.

My husband, daughter & I moved to Capel in 1991 to live in an apartment on the top floors of Lyne House. Lyne was the country house of the Broadwood family who were very famous piano makers. The mansion is a fascinating place to live with an abundance of history. Built in around 1799 it was totally changed from it's Georgian (...Read full memory)

Living in capel before moving to NZ