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Rushden House

Rushden House Lodge
Rushden House Lodge

Wellingborough News, 6th May 1882

THE STORM
A Cow KILLED—On Monday evening a fine cow belonging to Mr. H. Currie, of Rushden House, was found dead in a ditch, a mark across the back indicating that it had been killed by the lightning.

Rushden Echo, 18th January 1918

There is No Truth in the rumour that Rushden House is to be used for the accommodation of German prisoners.

Extract from article: For King & Country (see end)

In 1915, Mr. Lane came to an agreement with the Government to use the whole area as a German prisoner of war camp, to be known as Ploughman's Camp. And so it remained until its last inhabitants went home.



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