A Street Through Time

To any newcomers to the village it may seem that the High Street has been a steady unchanging presence, a bit like a familiar tune. A wander through the archives offers a different refrain. The society aims to keep an updated photographic record of the village as it evolves and…

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A Family Traced

29/01/2022 It is very difficult transferring from a large ship to a small boat or vice versa and accidents often happened (and presumably still do).  18-year-old Ordinary Seaman Edward Ashton D/JX565396 Royal Navy was young and inexperienced and was injured whilst serving on HMS Patroller in 1943.  He fell out…

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