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I worked at the mill for a number of years.Outside the power plant was a fresh water 'well' fed I think, either from the river or from an underground artesian well. I was amazed when someone told me there were crabs in the well, incredibly they were correct, I actually saw them myself, they were the size of edible crabs you buy at ...Read full memory
My two great uncles were at Horton Kirby Home in 1880's, aged 6 and 10. The 6 year old died of pneumonia there, and the 10 year old went into the army when he was of age. He eventually emigrated to Canada.
I went as assistant housemother in No.4 in 1944 and stayed there as housemother in No.9 until1947. I would like to hear from a boy who was there at that time. I am now 93 but can still remember going to Somerset with the boys and we brought back a little kitten called, Teddy Compton. I do not know if ...Read full memory