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Does anyone in Lewes remember Colette Chapman?

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On 4 Aug 2018 at 4:14pm Bob wrote:
Daphne Colette Chapman, nee Pate, was licensee of the Royal Oak in Station Street Lewes for many years. She was my birth mother and I was adopted at 6 weeks old. I visited her on a several occasions back in the day and it being a public house, I had the opportunity of talking to her without ever disclosing my identity. So I never knew my mother and rather belatedly, I would very much welcome anyone's help who might remember Colette. I believe she was a bit of a character.
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On 4 Aug 2018 at 8:34pm George and Dragon wrote:
This thread might be better directed towards the "Lewes Past" Facebook page. Colette was a much loved part of the fabric of Lewes and you'll find lots of people on there that will tell you lots of stories about her.
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On 5 Aug 2018 at 6:25pm Bob Niblett wrote:
George and Dragon: Many thanks for the advice, my son has sent a message to ‘Lewes Past’ Facebook group about Colette Chapman so I’ll keep my fingers crossed that there will be a good response. It sounds as if you might have known her too and perhaps you would be willing to share some memories. Thanks again, Bob.


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