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Aynhoe Village Life. The Way it Was -Then, Before and Beyond By Dawn Griffis
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'Aynhoe Village Life, The Way it Was- Then - Before and Beyond' is a social commentry on village life in a small Northants village. This book covers the background history of the village, villagers,... More > with stories from family members, local characters, and herself. Then; is from 1940 to 1948, the war years, and afterwards as seen through the eyes of a child. Before; is from 1880 to 1940 with many humerous village stories. Beyond; is from 1949 to 1956 with a heartbreaking move to Oxford, and the many visits back to Aynhoe. While living in Oxford, the author and her siblings had the unique experience of being an unofficial part of a rehab hospital for the war headinjured. These men were their playmates and partners in all manners of fun. This is the first of at least three books. The others will cover nursing at the Horton Hospital in Banbury, when care to the local people really mattered. The last, about life and nursing in America from 1965, until 2005 when the author returned to her homeland.< Less
Last of a Breed By Charles Abbott
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The diaries are a lovely record and reflection of rural East Northants in the late 1920’s and early 1930’s. Diz records countryside activities and pursuits just as the old, pre-industrial... More > rhythms, rituals, traditions and values were coming to an end. The mechanisation of agriculture and the motor car were already having an impact, as Diz records, and events over the next 30 years would soon change the countryside almost beyond recognition. The diaries give an insight into Diz’s deep love for the beauties and wonders of nature in the East Northants countryside and his wide ranging curiosity into, and knowledge of, natural history. They also detail his passion for hunting and fishing, snippets of local history as well as matters of his personal life.< Less
Last of a Breed By Charles Abbott
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The diaries are a lovely record and reflection of rural East Northants in the late 1920’s and early 1930’s. Diz records countryside activities and pursuits just as the old, pre-industrial... More > rhythms, rituals, traditions and values were coming to an end. The mechanisation of agriculture and the motor car were already having an impact, as Diz records, and events over the next 30 years would soon change the countryside almost beyond recognition. The diaries give an insight into Diz’s deep love for the beauties and wonders of nature in the East Northants countryside and his wide ranging curiosity into, and knowledge of, natural history. They also detail his passion for hunting and fishing, snippets of local history as well as matters of his personal life.< Less