My first memory is that my father's parents lived in the school house which is at the junction where the road forks to go into the village of Cumrew. William and Ann Thoburn, both born in 1878 and died in the 50’s. All of the boys Albert, Ernest and Fred worked as road men for CCC. Albert(my father) took over his father’s ...Read full memory
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