Tagged with Brooke

Nice to meet you!

We would like to introduce ourselves, as you should be hearing from us quite a lot over the coming months. Lynne and I (Wendy) are relatively new members of Abberley WI. We both joined in January 2013 when the Abberley Lives project was well underway. We were both fascinated by the interesting stories that had … Continue reading

The Elms & Sir Richard Brooke

The Elms & Sir Richard Brooke

Jo Roche has researched and written this introduction to the life and times of Sir Richard Christopher Brooke, 9th Baronet of Norton Priory, Cheshire, who lived at the Elms, Abberley, for many years. Sir Richard Christopher Brooke, 9th Baronet of Norton Priory, Cheshire was born 8th August 1881, educated at Eton and succeeded to his title … Continue reading