Winster Memories

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My name is Bill Elleray and I deposited in Kendal Records a collection of old family documents. Ref: WDX/971 They had been in my family for quite some time, some of them pre-1700. They mainly relate to property in Winster, Westmorland. They have no legal value but great value to property and family (...Read full memory)

My grandparents Mr. & Mrs. Cecil Carl Stronnel owned the Brown Horse Inn until 1922 when my grandmother and my mother emigrated to Canada.  My grandmother had  divorced prior to their departure.  The present photo is very similar to the one that hung on the wall of my grandmother's (...Read full memory)

I am writing to add my memories to those posted by my sister Sheila McCormack.  My name is Norma (McCormack ) Gibson.  Our grandparents ran this hotel in the 1920s. Their names were Margaret and Cecil Stronnel. They had a daughter Irene Margaret Stronnel. My mother told me about their Manx cats that had no (...Read full memory)