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At Monyash in October 2008 October 14, 2015

Filed under: Uncategorized — Janet @ 2:38 pm

Locksands Life

Monyash is a village in Derbyshire with direct family connections.

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Monyash had village farms – the house was at the front and barn and byre buildings were attached at the back. There seems to be a squeezer stile to that phone box.

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In fact it also led to some kind of wash sink.

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It also led to hilarity as two people tried to get through the squeeze.

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Nearby was a small village green with what looked an old monument.

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The pub, with ancient blocked door stood by the green.

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Morris men were arriving and considerably later we saw them performing outside the Queen’s Arms.

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Oh yes, there seemed to be a bikers’ convention as well.

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This is Monyash Church which would have been despised by my wife’s relatives from 300 years earlier. Cornelius’s mother, Alice – my wife’s direct ancestor – was a feisty lady who disrupted services…

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