The Well Trodden Path – Chapter 7

Chapter 7 – Living Memories

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Chapter 7 – Living Memories

Interviews with older members. In 1985 Mary Essinger talks to Mr Ernest Smith of Carisbrooke Road who was made a life member for his services over many years as Treasurer. Mollie Rippin, daughter of Alderman W.H. Rippin talks to Mary Prior also in 1985. Miss Gabbitas, aged 76, of 59, Anstey Lane interviewed by Martin Wadd in 1986.

Snatches of converstaions with Gilbert Odell and Gordon Lilly in 1984 and comments from Katy Marson, Win Mills and Jo Thorpe including mention of the influential Jack Garner.

A personal view by Mary Essinger of the Winter Rambling Programme for 1985 plus pictures of that period and earlier supplied by members of the Grasshoppers walking group.

An article by Lucretia Clark, appearing in the Daily Chronicle in the early 1880’s “Hints for Holidays – A Walking Tour”.


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