North Molton Memories

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Were the stables and hounds still there when you were there ..... There were two black ponies in the field one was called Jet cant remember the other one. Was so sad when I returned to Devon to find the house demolished .......

this is where my family of Prouts came from in the early 1700 s going back to Richard Prout and Leah Mole my Gr Gr Grandparents Richard Prout and Maria (Nee Tarr )are buried in the church yard along with many other family members iwas lucky enough to visit here in may 1915 thank you for the photos of the villiage etc Carol Erbacher from Australia

As my parents were abroad I was placed here during school holidays for two years. Mr and Mrs Riedel. Have so many photos and memories of all the children were there also. Rosalind, Irene, Marie Elizabeth, Peter Eder, Paul and so many others. Putting our names on the swinging tree, secret rooms, dens, up on the moors and so (...Read full memory)

From 1946 until 1949 I was a boarder at Court Hall. At the time I was there Lady Poultimor lived in a cottage in the grounds and kept parrots. There were stables at the rear of the house and a full pack of hounds was kept there along with hunting horses. The school's head mistress was Mrs Barkway nicknamed Barky (...Read full memory)

This is the church where my Uncle Michael George Sinnott is buried.

My memories of Court Hall School started in 1955 when I went with my brother from our London home, at the tender age of four and five. My father was told not to visit us for 3 months and so we were left. The head was Mr. Owen Reidel, and his wife Simone, who was French. They had two children, Nicole and (...Read full memory)