White Cottage - Cowden Lane
and the Graham Family

The first photographs was taken about 1921 the second about 1935. The receipt is for the deposit paid when the Graham family bought the house in 1920, the family then lived there until about 1935/1936.

Conveyance details 1/12/1920

All that plot or parcel of land situated at Withernwick bounded on the north by Cowden Road . On the east and south by now or late of the trustees of William Spicer & now or late in the occupation of George Fisher & on the west by land now or late in the occupation of John Conner Wright. Which said plot of land was particularly delineated and described by way of illustration but not of limitation or by way of grant on the plan drawn on the conveyance dated 3rd October 1912 to Francis Summerscales and herein coloured red. And also all that messuage or dwelling houses, formerly three dwelling houses, with garden, out offices, conveniences and other elections erected on the said plot of land or on some part thereof known as The White Cottage, as now in the occupation of F & W Lawrence, with the wood and tile shed adjoining the said dwelling house and now used as a smithy as now in the occupation of F & W Clappison.
For more about the Graham family who lived in White Cottage
A description of life in Withernwick / White Cottage by Avice Brown (nee Graham) - Click here
Photos of John Eland Graham and Frederick Eland Graham - Click here
Cecil S Graham - killed in WW2, named on the village war memorial - Click here
A photograph of Withernwick school c 1918 with members of the Graham family - Click here
To see Charlie Graham as part of the village football team Click here

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