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Ruspidge Womens Institute in 1948.

Ruspidge WI

Ruspidge W.I 1948

Back row (Row 4) 1 Beatrice Jackson. 2 Mrs. Hartland. 3 unknown.
Row 3: partially obscured.1 Mrs. Jotham. 2 Mrs. Harris. 3 unknown. 4 unknown. 5 unknown. 6 Mrs. Glastonbury. 7 unknown.
Row 2: .1 unknown. 2 unknown. 3 unknown. 4 Gladys Howells. 5 Flo Partridge. 6 unknown. 7 unknown.
Front row. (Row 1): 1 Alice Adams. 2 unknown. 3 unknown. 4 unknown. 5 unknown. 6 Amy Howells. 7 unknown. 7 Sally Painter. 8 unknown. 9.

Sylvia wrote: "... I know the faces so well but having lived in N.Z for the last 43 years I can't remember the names of them all. ... Amy Howells was a great stalwart in the community, she organised the concerts, the maypole dances and was an accomplished pianist. Mrs. Glastonbury's husband was the cobbler in the village. Mrs. Hartland and her husband ran the post office and shop in St Whites Road . Sally Painter was a teacher at the Sunday School in the Methodist Chapel at the end of Tramway Road".

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