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Monday, July 31, 2006

Mowsley

Thanks to John Lacey Heritage warden for helping me with some of my research.

The earliest Partridge in Mowsley is that of a Benjamin died 1829. He married Eleanor and had a son Charles b1828 (myGt Gt Grandad) , grandson Thomas 1869, and great grandson Charles who was born in 1891 and died 1977, being the last Partridge to date to live in Mowsley.

One of the oldest houses in Mowsley in known as the "The Nook" or "Nook Yard" this is where Albena partridge lived until her death in 1960 at which time it was declared unfit for human habitation! It has recently been fully restored and is now a listed building. It originally had only two rooms, one up and one down and had a later scullery added during the 19th century.

Mowsley churchyard

headstones/burials that we know of...

Partridges -

Thomas d 1865 aged 38
Charles d 881 aged 53 - gt, gt, grandad
Benjamin d 1891 aged 68
Ellen d 1877 aged 94
Ann Elizabeth d 1893 aged 61 (nee Garlick, wife of Charles)
Thomas died 1939 aged 71 and Albena died 1960, 89 years.

Garlicks -
husband and wife
John Burdett Garlick d 1911 aged 73 - (Gt, gt, grandma Anne Garlicks brother)
Sarah Anne Burdett Garlick d 1921 aged 87

If anyone has any old photographs of Mowsley or can help with any info please email me at helen dot anderson at southwitham dot net

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