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4                     Old Memories of East-Bourne. [Chap. I.
have been. The militia regiment in question was com­manded by George 4th Lord Dynevor who had with him his wife and family; the latter included six daughters, all of whom lived to a great age, and lived together as old maids at the family seat in Gloucestershire. From the eldest of these ladies, when staying with her, accompanied by my wife, her cousin, about the year 1870,1 received a very interesting account of East-Bourne as it was in 1804, and I regret not having taken down at the time notes of what she told me. However, I may summarise the situation by saying that the links between my life and the town of East-Bourne are both numerous and varied, as will be readily discovered by the readers of these pages if there are any persons who have patience to wade through them.
" Uafce taaxt t^an tlgau dgotozzt;
" &gtzk less t£8tt i^ott hnotoist"{King Lear.)
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