Lacock Memories

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I recently took my parents to this bridge. Next to the church in Lacock. My father is a Dummer and related to this family. I would love to find out some links to this.

I recently visited Lacock and Bowden Hill searching for information about our Dummer family. We searched in the churchyards of St Annes at Bowden Hill and at St Cyriacs in Lacock but most of the inscriptions were illegible. We only found one Dummer that we could read. It was at St Annes and (...Read full memory)

My father's cousin, Kitty Mortimer (nee Barratt) lived here with her husband Leslie, and their two daughters Andrea and Lynn - mostly throughout the '60s and '70s. I believe they rented the house from the National Trust, as I remember they had to open it to the public at least once a year. (It was a fascinating house (...Read full memory)