George Key of Bretts Cottage, Runwell Road

By Jo Cullen

Bretts Cottage stood opposite Runwell Hall, now the Thomas Kemble pub and restaurant. It was the home of George and Maud Key who worked for the Kemble family.

The Kemble family owned Runwell Hall and most of the farm land around.  Thomas was a batchelor and he lived with his sister Augusta, known as Gussie. When they died the estate was sold off.

Photo:Bretts Cottage Runwell Road, Maud is standing by the gate

Bretts Cottage Runwell Road, Maud is standing by the gate

Photo:A painting of Bretts cottage

A painting of Bretts cottage

Photo:This is a photo of the back door of Bretts cottage showing the washing facilities

This is a photo of the back door of Bretts cottage showing the washing facilities

Photo:George Key standing outside the stables of ? Runwell Hall

George Key standing outside the stables of ? Runwell Hall

Photo:George, Maud and 'Gussie' stading in the garden of Bretts Cottage

George, Maud and 'Gussie' stading in the garden of Bretts Cottage

This page was added by Jo Cullen on 14/05/2015.
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