Ashwicken, Leziate & Bawsey The Buttle Diary

Jeremiah Francis Robert Buttle was born on December  2 nd. 1872 at Brow of the Hill, Leziate. He attended Ashwicken School and married the love of his life, little Beth, Elizabeth Gull.

Jeremiah eventually moved to Surrey and then retired to Devon where he died in March 1961.

This portion of his diary covers his boyhood here and talks of his escapades and the characters who lived here over 100 years ago.

These are the opening lines :

"Now  whether  by  accident  or  otherwise, it transpired that I was ushered into this world (very young) on December 2nd  1872, at a small house in the parish of Leziate, in the county of Norfolk, about 2 miles from the town of King’s Lynn, or Lynn Regis. ......."


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