Tape 002. Mrs Dorothy Ireland (nee Goss), sides 3 and 4

Tape 2 Mrs Ireland was born in 1894, and was interviewed on 25 November 1976. when she lived at 12 Chalks Road, Witham. She also appears on tapes 1, 3, 7, 33, 86, 90 and 97. For more information about her, see the the notes in the people category headed Ireland, Mrs Dorothy (Dolly), nee … Continue reading “Tape 002. Mrs Dorothy Ireland (nee Goss), sides 3 and 4”

06. Ice and Frost

Ice and snow in winter can of course be troublesome, but they are even more so at other times of the year. In 1835 it was as late as June when Dr Henry Dixon wrote ‚Äúthis morning also was frosty and very cold, as it has been all the week, fires every day. The cucumbers … Continue reading “06. Ice and Frost”