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In touch with the outside world

Kate Andrew has discovered that Abberley has long been connected to the outside world… Telephones Abberley’s sole public telephone box was located (where it still is) on the Common close to the School opposite the Post Office, which until May 1942 was at The Walshes. Requests for a second phone box in the village square … Continue reading

Abberley WI meetings after 1940

Abberley WI meetings after 1940

Sheena Murray and Caroline Crompton have been busy reading and cataloguing the Abberley WI archive.  Here Sheena shares some fascinating stories of the things they’ve found in the records from 1940 onwards: Abberley WI minutes and records are written formally with repeated attention to detail of where the meetings take place, who was in the … Continue reading