Oxford Street, corner of Bowdreys Lane
from the SWOP
number RHW : 01155
Treachers came from here and there
windy hill and valley fair
say we spread to Stokenchurch
others had a greater search
find a place to plant their roots
rear new healthy Treacher shoots.
cousin was a farming lad
life like that is not too bad
I, and all my family ,
other hopes of what to be
girls both teachers, wise and good
boy still striving as he should
music, yes they all could play,
hum their tunes now still today.
Treacher, chair manufacturer, was a cousin of William Allen
Treacher of the Red Lion. Francis married local girl Eliza
Wootton. Their son Abraham trained as an upholsterer but he died in 1874. Their daughters Fanny and Eliza were both music teachers. Eliza Treacher married John Wane of Paul's Row.
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