John punctuated his excellent images with stories (some pixie led - Fice's Well!) another one regarding the finger wagging Martha Witchalse who ended up accidentally killing her own son.
Fryer, ably supported by wife Claire her amusing anecdotes, produced a very entertaining informative start to our new programme, with a talk containing superb historical images of the airfield surrounding area, plus video footage of various events, interspersed with amusing Spitfire Ale advertisements.
Charles Lyon at Prescot.A 90ft tall iron cylinder was built to form the work base for the central piers floated into the middle of the river on 4 pontoons.In Europe, Chrysler worked with Matra to develop what became the Renault Espace, which became Europe's most popular minivan - starting in the same year as the Plymouth Voyager and Dodge Caravan.The walk wended its way from the WW2 memorial, once the site of the men's reading room, past the pub, the strange name supposedly referring to the landlord's amazement at being granted a full licence.Janet was unceremoniously interrupted by Master Christopher springing out from behind the curtains, apparently arriving from seventeenth century north Devon.William Toop Stephens, aka Billy Buck, was the landlord in the 1920's though his reign ended tragically when he committed suicide in 1929.
In 1917 everything changed when the Government issued a diktat ordering all Devon farms to revert back to an 1870s style of agriculture.
A walk around the Burrator/Sheepstor area A very large turnout of 56 members friends enjoyed an evening stroll from Burrator Dam to Longstone Manor Sheepstor Church.
Sues husband Bill incidentally is Lens grandson.
From the high moor above, the sea was in sight.As well as farming mining, horses were also used to pull ambulances, furniture vans, milk delivery wagons canal barges.Gerald's talk was accompanied by some superb images of the golden age of the horse, gone but not forgotten.Hidden within the pelt was an intricately woven basket containing over 200 beads, inconet media player for windows xp wooden studs a flint tool.Burial cists were also found on excavation of the nearby churchyard, with fragments of burnt animal bones amphorae sherds.The textiles could have been part of clothing or a shroud used to bind the body.Further finds of unusual glass ware artefacts from Africa the Med.Packs of hounds featured again in the tale of Bob Bowerman, his "Nose" supposedly the result of him being turned to stone after his dogs had chased annoyed the local witches.