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barbara's story

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Barbara Grabham was aged 71 when this photograph was taken, and pictured here with her husband Harold. She was born in South Chard in 1932.

"My father went to work at the age of 11. He was a twist hand all his life at the lace mill at Perry Street. My mother worked as a wheel winder in Boden's lace mill in Chard. I was the youngest of eight and started work at Wiltshire United Dairies. Then I went to work for Brecknell Willis."

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