A Grand Spell of Sunshine - The Life and Legacy of Francis FrithA Grand Spell of Sunshine - The Life and Legacy of Francis Frith

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Herefordshire Living Memories

Herefordshire Living Memories

The photo 'Symonds Yat, the Old Ferry c1955' appears in this book.

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It is interesting to read the prices advertised beneath the Wall's ice cream 'Stop here and Buy Some' sign outside the café. A mineral drink, crush drink or milk shake was 6d (2p), and TT milk cost only 4d (2p). The pot of tea, however, is unpriced. 'TT milk', incidentally, was milk that had been Tuberculin tested.

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Other Memories from Symonds Yat

I now live in this building which was converted into a house in the 70's, I think. I have been here for over 12 years. If anyone has any postcards etc I would be interested. I have quite a few, but not this one. Symonds Yat is still a fabulous place and I am very lucky to live here.

I am not sure of the year, somewhere between 1952 and 1960. Head Forester: Mr Frank Watson. Forester: Mr Ian Falconer Builders: Mr Jones and Chips Cooper. There were probably more men involved, but both the men named were forestry workers and carried out most of the work by hand, using only an axe which they could handle with great accuracy, a skill honed by years of felling trees all over High Meadow. Mr ...see more

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