Monthly Archives: June 2016

A sad loss

Every neighbourhood has a particular resident who takes a devoted interest in the local history of their area and we were sorry recently to lose one of those. Philip Leeman, who died aged 82 on 24 May, was considerably helpful to us when we set up the History Group, providing many images of Nunnery Lane […]

Local WW1 women volunteers and sphagnum moss

Anne Houson has been investigating natural dressings: While there is plenty of information about what our local men did in the First World War, it is relatively difficult to discover what the women in our area were doing on the Home Front. Newly available records from the British Red Cross have helped us to shed […]