Old Maps of Low Bentham

Historic Maps of Low Bentham and the local area.

Memories of Low Bentham

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On the 1901 census my great-aunt's son Christopher Lodge and his wife Elizabeth (nee Williamson) are living at 87 Crow Trees, Lower Bentham with their daughter Marjery (b.1901) and he is listed as an engine driver. In 1911 they are living in Cumberlaand Villas, Lower Bentham and they now have a son Vernon (b.1909) and he is a (...Read full memory)

I have fond memories of walking from High Bentham to my primary school - Low Bentham Church of England Parochial School. Teacher Miss Robinson, pupils, Eva Clay, Carol Hinds, Joyce Thornber, snow in the playground, piles of coke, hallway with rows of coats, Junket !! Francis Hardy-Birt