We are still able to despatch most of our products, however, the ones listed below (that are made by other manufacturers) will not be available for a while.
Tableware (Coasters & Placemats) and Wallpaper.
Family Residence - a Memory of Witton-le-Wear.
My Mother's maiden name was Mary Baker who lived in Witton Park . She had a brother, Jack who lived in Witton le Weir. He was a church going man and ran a clothing business from his house (at first going house to house with a suitcase!). He had a family of 2 boys and 2 girls. Isobelle, lived in the village up until her death a few years ago. His other daughter, Lillian, died tragically when she was young. She was drowned whilst swimming in the weir and was caught in the strong current.
He had 2 sons, Desmond and (cannot remember his name). I used to spend my holidays with my mother's sister, Elsie, who lived in Garden Street in Witton Park. We used to visit Uncle Jack on a Sunday and I remember going all dressed in our Sunday best and were not allowed to play games or do anything frivolous. They were very happy memories for all that.
A memory shared by on May 6th, 2012.
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