The Broom Maker Of 1862 - a Memory of Leominster.
I am researching my family tree and have discovered that my great-grandfather, Thomas Ashcroft, a besom (broom) maker, lived and made brooms at 122 Mill Street in 1862 before migrating to South Wales. I believe that most of the old Mill Street houses have long since been demolished, I shall visit one day and have look.
A memory shared by on Dec 13th, 2009.
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