Ogbourne St George Manor House History Manor House History Tim Frost has provided the following document with the history of the Manor house in Ogbourne St George. The research was commissioned by Oliver Frost in 1938. It provides a terrific insight into the history of the house and local area. Manor-house history.pdf Man who never was….. Here is an extract from the “Man who never was”. It details a second world war deception in 1943 intended to mislead the Germans about the Allied invasion plans in the Mediterranean. The Manor house featured in the deception…...Read More
History of our Village British History Online No precise date of foundation can be assigned for the alien priory of Ogbourne. The manor of Ogbourne St. Andrew was given for the wardrobe of the monks of Bec in 1107-33 by Brian FitzCount and Maud of Wallingford; a second charter of a date between 1122 and 1147 refers to the grant of both Ogbourne St. George and Ogbourne St. Andrew; and a confirmation of the grant of both manors and their churches was given by Maud in her widowhood, between 1150 and 1154. (fn. 1) The appropriation of both churches...Read More
Instead of a Harvest Supper we will be holding a Harvest High Tea on Sunday 8th October – following the format of the afternoon tea party services – there will be a short service, at 3pm, with activities for children and refreshments for all, including ale (for adults – which we are told was traditional at harvest time). All are welcome, there are no age or belief barriers. Any gifts donated on the day will be shared with the women’s refuge (tins and dry good are easier for them to store and use), or perhaps use your harvest bounty...Read More
THIS SITE IS GOING THROUGH A RAPID RE-BUILD AFTER 10 YEARS, 700,000 HITS. FOR PARISH COUNCIL INFORMATION – FOR THE REST OF OCTOBER PLEASE REFER TO THE VILLAGE NOTICE BOARD This is the website for village of Ogbourne St George. Whether you live in the village or are just planning a visit to the area you will find plenty of useful information within this site. Contributions: News, up coming events, pictures, stories or any other content are always required to ensure we have a great resource for the village residents and visitors. We also appreciate feedback about the site...Read More
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