sign Hempstead


Fuller family
Hagen family
Roy family
Wright family

Village People

The above Families pages contain background information and photographs of some of the characters in these well known village families

c.1960 c.1962
Mark Platford at Hempstead with friends c.1960
Mark Platford with unknown children - c.1962
Mrs Platford - c.1958
Mrs Platford - c.1958

Mark Platford lived at Mill Cottages set above Hempstead millpond.
When George Knights sold the cottages off in around 1946, they were converted to a single dwelling, now known as Hawksmere

Mrs Platford used to take in washing and did ours from Brownwood. Probably up until about 1940.
Diana Spalton

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