Ledwell Memories

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I was born at the War memorial Hospital in Chipping Norton in 1945 and I lived at Manor House Farm with my parents. The wilsons were the family who owned and managed the farm. They had three sons Edmund who was the same age and younger twins peter and paul. We moved into 3 Chapel Row Ledwell and had to get our water from a (...Read full memory)

Although I have no immediate connection with Ledwell my great-great-grandparents and their family lived here in 1911. His name was George Carpenter and his wife was Alice. They had five children, all being born in Ledwell. In 1911 his job was a farm labourer and their address in 1911 was Ledwell, Steeple Aston. If anyone has any pictures of this area please can I have a look. Thank you, Debbie