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Hermitage Standish


Hermitage Standish
Photo: Vivian Halsall nee Grange
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Item #: 4629
My grandmother lived at the Hermitage at Standish around 1920 she was housekeeper for the preist and brought up her family there. When I came over last year on holiday from OZ I went up to Standish to find it. It is now in ruins amongst trees.I would not have found it only for an elderly gentleman walking his dog.

Comment by: Kath Hutchinson on 16th August 2010 at 10:50

can someone help me with this photo please....
my sisters late husband used to live in the Hermitage(Kenneth Williams) around the late 30's early 40's. After seeing this photo she thinks that the male on the left could be him because of the hair style and the way he is standing. If anybody knows who this family is or the male on the left in the photo, can they please leave a comment or any information....

Comment by: kath hutchinson on 16th August 2010 at 14:11

can you help me with this photo.....
after viewing this photo my sister believes that the male on the left is her late husband Kenneth Williams. He used to live at the Hermitage in Standish roughly around the late 30's early 40's. The males stance and hair are very similar..If anyone has any information about this photo please comment.

Comment by: philip hill on 25th April 2013 at 15:03

as a kid i used to fish in the pond the hermitage i didnt know it was a house called that till 5 mins ago where about was the house sited.

Comment by: steve lowe on 3rd March 2015 at 12:37

The house, or rather the remains of it are situated in the wood at the crossroads of the footpaths that lead from Standish to shevington before you get to the hermitage pond

Comment by: Vivian Halsall nee Grange on 11th April 2016 at 07:58

The people in this photo are my mother and her 2 brothers they are Florence, Thomas and Billy Bibby

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