Please note that whilst I have tried very hard to offer valuable information, I can not guarantee the accuracy of the contents of these pages. There may be typing or other such errors. I have quoted original sources where possible and recommend that these are consulted by researchers.
If you spot any errors please let me know and I will correct them and wear a Dunce's hat for a day!
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Please be patient, there should always be text on screen to keep you busy!
Here you can find out more about the history of the village, and the families who lived here. If you are unsure where to start - try the site map. If you are researching a family name, just type it in the search box at the top.
This site is dedicated to the memory of my dear grandfather,
who showed me so much of the beauty of the village & who always had time to listen to a little chatterbox.
What’s New - 14 May 2016
A lot more reformatting of each page of the site so that the text is properly aligned etc.
I guess I had forgotten just how large this website has now become.
Most is now done, the remaining pages need more significant work due to corrupted files - so I will be ploughing through them next :-)
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