Acknowledgements & Thanks

a) The British Library for their consent to link to the 19th century copies of local Hampshire press the copyright of which is held by The British Library.
b) Dr Roger Ottewill PhD for his excellent research regarding Christ Church Congregational Church together with the help of Mike Dalzell and Christine McMillan of Christchurch Milton URC, the successor church to Christ Church Congregational Church Southsea.
c) The Portsmouth History Centre, Portsmouth Library for all their enormous help.
d) Mr David Nesbit FRICS for his memories of Ashburton Hall and for his consent to publish his Firm’s Report on the issues of Freehold/Leasehold ownership of the flats at Ashburton Court
e) Mr David Eminton, Paris Smith, solicitors, for his consent to publish his opinion on Freehold flats
f) Mr David Sumner, Larcomes, solicitors, for his consent to publish his opinion on Freehold flats.
g) Mr Bob Hind and Mr Robert James for their assistance in providing post card images of Christ Church.
h) Sir John Kemp-Welch for his assistance in searching his family records regarding the “1870 Silver Trowel” used for laying down the Foundation Stone for Christ Church.
i) District Judge, Col. Charles Ackroyd DL.,TD for his valuable guidance regarding our research on the background of Ashburton County Court
j) Mr Peter Baring for kindly reviewing the information regarding his family.
k) The Trustees of The National Portrait Gallery for such images as appear on this site
l) The Master and Fellows of University College, Oxford for the use of their photographs of Alfred Tylor when an undergraduate.
m) The Governors and Headmaster of Marlborough College for the use of their photographs of Alfred Tylor when a schoolboy.
n) John Kemp-Welsh, resident in Canada, for his contributions to the Kemp-Welsh family history
o) Mr Andrey Chaley, in Minsk, Belarus, our long-suffering webmaster, for his time & understanding.
p) Mr Simon Martin for the use of his photographs of present day Ashburton Court.
q) Those other “Hampshire Volunteers” [who each know who they are] for their help.
r) Mr Adrian Reed, Chartered Surveyor, for his contribution to the overall research
s) Schweppes for use of material about Mr John Kemp-Welsh in “First 200 Years” by D. Simmons
t) The National Census Office for use of information about Ashburton Road in 2011
u) Anthony Triggs for his kind permission to use images from his various excellent books about Portsmouth
v) Hampshire Record Office, Winchester for their efficient help with papers relating to the sale and subsequent ownership of the site on which Christ Church stood.

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