George Emery of Rooksbridge was a farm servant and his wife Hannah was caretaker of 'The Chapel of the Good Shepherd' in Clare Street (Gills Lane) Rooksbridge.
They had 15 children mostly raised while living in the tiny 'Mission House' cottage next to the chapel.
Some of the descendants of George and Hannah would become interesting and important members of our community over the following 100 years or so,
Please see the attached files that explain more about this particular local family, we would suggest you look at the Emery Family Presentation first.
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