From the memories of Peter Juggins in the year 2001
Most cottages either had a pump or well of its own, or shared a supply with several of its neighbours. All of the dwellings in Ballinger’s Row drew their drinking water by means of a pump situated in an alcove built into the cottage at the … read more
Text and photographs kindly supplied by Tony and Mo Floyd – Owners)
Information gained from Tony’s relatives who lived at Pinkwell and visited their grandmother each day at Ashwell Lodge where she lived, (1880’s onwards).
Ashwell reputed to have gained its name from the well and … read more
This is a good example of how, when one starts to research a historical subject, facts sometimes tumble out from unexpected sources. It also goes some way to explain how the researcher can be drawn into more and more investigation to the detriment of his timetable!
In 2003 David Woods the then… read more