Ethel went to both services at DMC. Sheila, P. R. A & E came for tea. Lynda Bell went by car with a friend to London for a new job.
Ethel refers to my grandmother, Ethel May Cecilia Parkin. DMC refers to Drayton Methodist Church, see Chapter 107.
Sheila refers to my mother Sheila May Drew nee Parkin. P refers to my sister, Patricia (Tricia) Jane Carrick nee Drew, R to me, A to my brother, Alan Charles Drew and E to my sister, Elizabeth (Liz) Mary Tidy nee Drew. It was our normal practice to go to grandma and grandad’s for tea on Sundays, see Chapter 106.
Lynda Bell was the daughter of Irene and Ken Bell who lived next-door-but-one to grandma and grandad at 162 Drayton High Road.