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Mephams of Battle


My Mother, Emma Matilda Mepham, born 1900,lived at 35 Lower Lake, Battle. Can anyone let me know if that house is still there?


8 responses to “Mephams of Battle”

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    Hello Sylvia

    Yes, 35 Lower Lake is still there. My Mum was born there in 1916 and members of her family lived there until only a few years ago.
    What a coincidence! Did your mother live there pre or post 1916?
    Best wishes
    Caroline

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    Hi Caroline:
    As far I know, my Mum was born there and lived there until about 1914 or 1915. How nice to hear from you with this information.
    Cheers,
    Sylvia

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    Hi Sylvia,
    Have you posted a Carter-Broadley Family Tree on Ancestry.com.au that starts with Francis Carter?

    I (living in Melbourne-Australia) am related via his daughter Elizabeth Carter who married George Newland in Soberton in 1859.

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    Hi Vaughan:
    Sorry, I do not have any of these names on my family tree.

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    Hi Caroline:
    Do you know anyone who could get me a photo of 35 Lower Lake Lane?
    I would love to have it as my Mum was born there in 1900.
    Thanks for any information.
    Sylvia

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    Hello Sylvia

    I have a photo of 35 Lower Lake, taken a few years ago which I can e-mail to you if you would like to contact me.
    My address is cdlancaster at yahoo dot com
    Best wishes,
    Caroline

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    Hi Sylvia

    Thanks for the reply. Most appreciated,

    Vaughan

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    Hi Sylvia,

    My Grandparents lived at 36 Lower Lake Battle, not sure when they arrived there, but I certainly remember visiting as a child, must have been about 1946.

    My family name was Wood, & there is a connection to Eldridge / Lester / Morgan.
    I visited Battle about 12 years ago & took a photo of 36 Lower lake.

    Regards Barbara Carberry

    [email protected]

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