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Julia Bolton Holloway

Julia Bolton Holloway, Battle, East Sussex

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WWII

28th June 2009

Julia Bolton Holloway:

Does anyone know the date the flying bomb exploded above the house then called Rosemount in Westfield Lane?
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Westfield Place

28th June 2009

Julia Bolton Holloway:

Peter,
During the war and earlier, Westfield Place was owned by Sir Harry and Lady Newton. He was the son of the Lord Mayor of London and had a magnificent collection of first edition books there. I suspect he had the place built. His son Jeremy was killed at Salerno. When I was a child during the war there were no longer any stables. They used to send the chauffeur out (who drove like a maniac) to round up the children to come and play in the great ballroom set out with farm and train sets. There were wonderful Christmas parties and Guy Fawkes fireworks. He had many shares in Harrods. Later it was owned by the Sims-Hilditchs who dynamited the ballroom. I lived in Westfield, then Brede, then Catsfield, being born in 1937.
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