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Local History Articles


An occasional series of articles on local history. Click the links to read.



Branscombe Voice Articles by Geoff Squire


The Natural World


Harry Layzell (1897-1988), Blacksmith


Charlie Taylor (1869-1958), Cobbler


The Horse-drawn Milk Cart


Music


Evacuees


Kingsley Squire (1937-2015), Journalist

 

Mr Kensdale, Trader


More Traders – Coalmen


Ethel Butter (1879-1973), Postmistress


More Traders, Clothes & Groceries


The Waterfall


Gerald Collier (1900-1987), Baker


Birds and the Rural Idyll


The Wood


Freddy Dowell (1869-1954), our friendly barber


Memories of the Middle Valley


The Summer of 1945


Broadening our Horizons


Pubs


WW2 Memories for Beth


The Reluctant Shopper