Memories of Willingham, the Black Bull c1960

I remember staying in the Black Bull, run by my grandad, grandad Lack. In the back garden was a huge willow tree and in one of the outhouses all the metal tops from the beer bottles were discarded. I used to sit in the tap room and look though the net curtains smelling strongly of cigarette smoke at the (...Read full memory)

My great great grandfather was born in Willingham, his name was Joseph Lack. Many of my family are buried in the churchyard. I have not been to Willingham yet but hope to do so in the near future. I feel that I know the place so well even though I haven't been there. I am researching my family history, and found that they come (...Read full memory)

Hello again. I don`t know when Grandad Lack was born. I have no contakt with any of the Lack family because my mother remarried after my father Eric Lack died. Let me know if you find a link between the Lacks Anna Stearn

My nan was born a Hayden in London, her father Levi and his ancestors go back in the village to the 1500s. Nan and grandad - Emma and Henry (Harry) Welsh - lived at Ivy Cottage, 30 Church Street in their twilight years and are buried in the churchyard. Nan once said she was related to the whole village. I am researching the family tree, and I must admit that many family lines do entwine!

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