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Photo 097


Taken 2007 by Stuart Flint

South View, Middleton

My greatgrandmother, Roseanna Axe (nee Slack), with her only children, William and Frank, outside 'South View' situated at the top of Chapel Lane, Middleton (now surrounded by houses according to Edith Taylor).
--- from Judith Edney. (Jude.Edney@btinternet.com)
More information from Stuart FLINT's email

Stuart Flint writes:
South View once owned by Samuel and Roseanne Axe ne Slack Roseanne my wife's 3XAunt via Slacks Samuel my allied kin via Jones and Killer.

The photograph taken from the driveway of Mrs Moira Taylor nee Spencer's bungalow built on land where once the garden for South View was.. Moira's deceased husband was nephew to Mrs Edith Taylor.. Moira and my mother in law Dorothy Steube nee Evans 2nd cousins .. Moira also kin of Axe family via Slacks

Between 1946 - 1952 my family and I lived at South View , my father Harry Sprake Flint re naming the house Axeholme .. leasing the house from the Axe family of Hatfield Yorkshire... When we moved out in the 1950s to live at the foot of Chapel Lane at Highfields The Fields opposite Ashleigh House where Samuels Axe's brother William Axe lived with his wife Mary Rose nee Killer of my kin, Frank Holmes Butler my wife's Grt Uncle 1/2 brother to my wife's Grandfather Herbert Evans and his wife Sally nee Slack Sally also my wife's Grt Aunt via Slacks purchased the house from the Axe estate their daughters living there up to recent years..The House in the late 1990s then came under new ownership and has been extensively extended ..

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Source:Judith Edney
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