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A History of Limmer - Person, Place and Thing. By B E R Limmer

A History of Limmer - Person, Place and Thing.
By B E R Limmer

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As the Roman empire receded around 400 AD, Limmers took the seat of Limmer in Germany They were quiet happy in their castle for hundreds of years until the house of Hanover seized it around 750 AD.

Undeterred, they built themselves longboats and rowed to England where, they settled in the king's forests of Hampshire. They felled trees, built roundhouses and formed villages. A peaceful, practical Saxon people, they soon set about making themselves useful to the community digging ponds for the village water supply and clearing land to farm.

The honest owned windmills, and water mills, manufactured cloth, made top notch boots, sold grain, farmed, owned famous, (or perhaps infamous), hotels or drove omnibuses The dishonest tried a little smuggling, 'Borrowed' a Gelding, got themselves excommunicated, or even transported.

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