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Caption for Barking Tye, Shepherd 1934: A between-the-wars picture of pastoral tranquillity. The only slightly odd element of the photograph is the shepherd himself - the suit and hat do not quite fit the stereotyped image!

Memories of Barking Tye, Shepherd 1934

My father Eric Welham is still living in Barking Tye and will be 90 this year. A 'Shepherd's Hut' which was originally from a farm on Barking Tye around the early 1900s was bought by my Grandad Welham and he moved it across the tye to 'Mill Cottage' along the top of Barking Tye. It was then moved again across the Tye (...Read full memory)

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