A Redbrook Carnival group c.1948.
Redbrook Carnival group c.1948. The old Warehouse can be seen to the left.
Phile wrote: "Ron & Doris Hudson in the boat dressed in waterproofs. Others:
L-R: 1 Trevor Roberts, 2 Arthur Williams, 3 ?, 4 ? Whitehouse, 5 Fred Jones, 6 Harold Smith, 7 ?, 8 ?, 9 ?,10 Frederick Hudson"
"Can anyone describe what the Ancient Order of Foresters did?".
Roger Whitehouse added (Jan 2009): "Ancient Order of Foresters ? Not sure, but there was an Ancient Order of Shepherds and this was a 'Friendly Society' offering a sort of insurance to pay for certain medical needs (such as spectacles) or hardships - I think! (I remember my Father being a member)".
Mike Jones added (May 2011): "... Afraid I had a hand in demolishing the Old Warehouse to make way for the Millennium Green which I project managed on behalf of the Village. Problem was it was too low down in the flood plain to be put to use. The District Council commissioned a Historian Surveyor to carry out a comprehensive survey with the view of rebuilding when funding could be found but that has not materialised so far. I'll send you some pics in due course"
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