John Lydas Cottage (was Lyda's Cottage?)

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John Lydas Cottage (was Lyda's Cottage?)

Description

Originally two cottages.

Information on previous owners gained from documents: Identified in Lloyd George Survey 1910 as Lyda's - 2 x Cottage buildings and land 374, 375
Description : Stone & tile cottage: 2 bedrooms, living room, scullery and washhouse, garden and EC
Stone & tile cottage: 2 bedrooms, living room, scullery and washhouse, garden and EC included in 374

Occupiers 1910 :
one cottage William Gardiner also in 1911 census
one cottage Sarah Ann Smith also in 1911 census

Owner both cottages 1910 :
John Thomas Peacey

1911 Census
Smith Sarah Ann, Head & widow, 58, b.1853 Oakridge; private means
Gardiner William, Head &widower,74, b.1837 Bisley parish; Working at home Emma, daughter,48, b.1863 Bisley parish Alice Elizabeth, daughter,45, b.1866 Oakridge

Other known occupiers:
Mrs Phelps
Henry and Emily Bucknell
Mena Mildred Neale
George and Iris Hunt, daughters Gillian and Vivian and son Derek (1939/40 War Inventory)
Mavis and Sid Short

Garden originally ran up to Village Hall, then Derek Hunt, Iris' son, built Allwinds, and then Downe built between Chapel

Burials:
12.11.1951 Henry Oliver Bucknell of Lydas Cottage age 66 4.3.1952 Mena Mildred Neale of Lydas Cottage age 72 12.8.1955 Emily Mary Bucknell of Lydas Cottage age 65

Source

Oakridge History Group

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Citation

“John Lydas Cottage (was Lyda's Cottage?),” Oakridge Community Archives, accessed July 21, 2018, http://oakridgecommunityarchives.org/items/show/231.

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