Cowbridge, South Glamorgan
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The place you are referring to is, Ash Hall Ystradowen. I know this as my parents were there in '64/'65 doing exactly same job. The house was owned by the Charnauds, who owned The Pencil Factory. I lived there for a while with my two brothers, it was a lovely house and grounds, very much a hunting family. Mum had to clean all (...Read full memory)
I moved to Cowbridge with my parents when I was just 5 years old. My mother was housekeeper and my father was the odd job man. I remember large iron gates to this big house. They kept chickens and ducks and there were 3 dogs, Woopsie, Emma and Barney and the daughter had a horse named Sugar. The family had (...Read full memory)