Dawson's Bridge

Dawsons Bridge – presumably over the Dart. Hon. Richard Maitland Westenra Dawson (1845-1914), 3rd son of Richard Dawson, 1st Earl of Dartrey. The Dawsons lived in the mansion house of Holne Chase but then built a new mansion nearby called Holne Park, to which they moved. In 1914 Richard died on 7 August aged 69 and three months later his son Capt. Richard Long Dawson (1879-20 November 1914) of the Coldstream Guards was killed in action at Ypres during World War. RMWD's widow Jane Dawson (d.1932) retained possession but in 1937, 5 years after her death, sold the estate,

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DA ID: 160020

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