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Re: whitbank cottage, Gosmore census
« Reply #18 on: Sunday 31 December 17 19:49 GMT (UK) »

There is a reference to a baker's wife (with children and an absent baker).

There is a reference to a "well" on various old maps.
(nearer the front of the plot on the avenue farm side)

Using the "leftover" heat from an oven is/was common practice in 'Erts.
( Don't know about anywhere else )

My own experience of that process is to use the heat to cook "Sunday Roast Beef"

You then tend to ignore/forget that the ovens were used to cremate live-stock.
[ No names/location/dates, to protect the innocents ]

"The wise man knows how little he knows, the foolish man does not". My Grandfather & Father.

"You canít give kindness away.  It keeps coming back". Mark Twain (?).

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