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Budd – Chandler 1919 wedding

This month we heard from Sue Lloyd who lives in Swansea and is a regular reader of Outlook. Sue is a descendent of the Budd market garden family that lived in Nursery Cottage on Church Lane. Sue sent us the photograph below of the wedding of her grandmother Marguerite May

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Oaklands, Lodsworth Common

In the mid 1990’s I had a bit of look in the Record Office in Chichester- so before computers and somewhat laborious . I found the property first listed in the records for Land Tax in 1780. The 1841 Tithe Survey describes it as Beer Shop, Orchard and Buildings. The

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George Henry Ayling

My grandfather was George Henry Ayling brother to William James Ayling known in the village as ‘Winkle’ or ‘The Bun King of Lickfold’. His father was George Ayling who was the village postman and a shoe maker: I’m told that he died of a heart attack whilst emptying the post

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Henry Hills

I have a great grandfather named Henry Hills who started a family in Maitland NSW c.1870. I was delighted to read recently of a Lodsworth man of the same name who was a collected singer. I would love to know whether my Henry was related to that Henry – b.1820

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