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Tuesday 15 May 1973

Ron fetched me (when he called for Caroline) from Dixons an eight inch Bolt for the W.M. Price 22½p which I am still repairing, Irene D & L fetched Ken from the hospital. He did not have an operation.


Ron refers to Ron Douglas. He was grandma and grandad’s neighbour at 168 Drayton High Road. Caroline refers to his daughter.

Dixons refers to a hardware shop on Reepham Road that grandad often used, see Chapter 85.

W.M. refers to windmill. For more detail of grandad’s windmills, see Chapter 109.

Irene and Ken refers to Irene and Ken Bell. They lived next door but one to grandma and grandad at 162 Drayton High Road. For more details of Ken’s illness, see Chapter 100. D and L refers to their children David and Linda/Lynda.

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