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Sunday 16th December 2018

9.30 am

Holy Communion

 

Sunday 23rd December 2018

6.30 pm

Candlelit Carol Service 

 

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Heritage Archives

The theme for the display in the Church this month is:

Postcards from Campsea Ashe

 

The latest new archives 

New World War I Commemorative book

Audio files added to WWI roll of honour

October Parish Magazine

WWI Obituaries

In memory of.....

 

 

Sale of Campsea Ashe Estate

 

The Campsea Ashe estate was auctioned after the death of Viscount Ullswater, James Lowther, in 1949. The Estate comprised of:

• The High House

• 13 Dairy and Mixed Farms

• a fully licensed free house

• 25 other houses and cottages

• 160 acres of standing timber

• arable and marshlands.

The Estate totalled 2,717 acres in Campsea Ashe, Blaxhall and Tunstall as well as pockets of land in places such as Farnham and Snape. 

The auction was held at The Crown & Anchor Hotel, Ipswich on Wednesday 9th November 1949 and the jopint auctioneers were Hampton & Sons and W C Mitchell & Son.

The auction catalogue can be downloaded here (large 66mb pdf file will take time to download).

The Times of 27th August 1949 described the sale as follows:

Times 27 Aug 1949.jpg