Les has wonderful memories of Aston. He has kindly allowed
me to video him relating his tales. Also he has lent me many photographs to copy for the collection. Sadly Les died in 2006.
PERSONALITIES FROM THE PAST
MISS ELLEN OCKENDEN BEM
Taught at Aston School for 21 years.
Aston's first lady parish councillor 1944
POST LADY GLADYS CHALKLEY
PERCIVAL PARTRIDGE HEADMASTER
Was headmaster for 30 years at the old school
at Aston.Was never once absent due to
LADY JANE VAN KOUGHNET
CAPTAIN E B VAN KOUGHNET RN CMG
He is buried at Aston. His grave is marked by a massive stone anchor.
GEORGE VENABLES ODDIE
Born in Aston was Rector for 45 years until 1919.
The parishioners erected a beautiful lych
gate in his memory.