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Presenting our findings…

Last night, during the Abberley WI Open Meeting, the Abberley Lives team proudly presented the results of our first phase of research.  Any nerves we might have felt before we started were completely setlled by the warmth of our audience’s response to our discoveries. The programme opened with Jo Roche’s snapshot of Abberley village at the … Continue reading

Water, water, far from everywhere…

There has been much debate amongst the group as to the dates at which running water and mains supplies were linked to various properties in the village.  Water supply was of huge importance to rural life – without it, crops would not prosper and animals would not thrive.  To rural women, the lack of an … Continue reading