'Grandmother Lancashire'

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Year: 1956         Item #: 1610         Views: 11,845         Comments: 4

'Grandmother Lancashire'

Grandmother Eliza Ridgeway, 92 years old from the Bacup area, cleaning a rug in shawl and pinny.
Source: Lancashire Life Magazine, July 1956

4 user comment(s) below:-

Comments by Michael Walmsley on 1st November 2015  mtwalmsley@hotmail.com 

My mum used to make those slippers.

Comments by Helen Firth on 16th August 2015  hfirth7@hotmail.com 

She isn't cleaning a rug. She's shaking the mat.

Comments by tim on 29th January 2013  darts180game@aol.com 

dont see that these days, i remember my nan used to polish the doorstep too

Comments by rachel on 31st December 2011  

I hope I am as active as that at that age!