A Visit

A Memory of Bowness

My father was raised in Bowness on Solway. His father lived in the cottage in the street. My grandfather, Mr John Stafford, was one of the men who used to go 'Haafnet fishing' so it was good to visit and stroll down the same roads my ancestors trod.

A memory shared by Sandy Stafford , on Jan 6th, 2009.

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