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Memories of Clowne

Mill Street Clowne. 1950

The gentleman pushing a cart in the foreground of this picture is my grandfather, Ernest Pearce (1895-1970). The cart was used to transport bundles of sticks that he cut for ...Read full memory

A memory of Clowne by June Harvey

Meridian Sewing Factory

My mum used to work at the Meridian sewing factory, her maiden name was Valerie Dickens, which then became Valerie Smith. I think mum left there to have me and I was born in ...Read full memory

A memory of Clowne by Lyndsey Smith

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