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Ash Graves mystery
« on: Monday 19 October 09 23:39 BST (UK) »
I`ve been trying to solve a puzzle for years.Whilst chatting to a member of staff from our locak Council they mentioned some work which was to be done on a local football pitch. The land needed better drainage and a definite dip at one corner was to be levelled.Whilst inspecting the ground a local lady of advanced years asked what was going on, after the explanation she said "But you can`t level it off, that`s the site of the ash graves (Or the site of the Ash graves)." The daft Councul official did not ask for any explanation but it has interested both of us for a good while. Local residents seem to vaguely remember something but nothing precise and the lady is now dead. Whatever could it mean---the graves of a family names Ash ,or graves where people possibly plague victims were buried in ash. Needless to say the dip is still there but searching records etc has brought nothing to light,even the Local History Society has drawn a blank.Has anyone any ideas what the answer might be?Thanks in advance. Viktoria.