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The District Nurse's house during the 1940's and 1950's.

Birthday party for Janet Dixon in May 1947, held on Frank Spruce's meadow,near
the Stoke / Poringland boundary. (Pic.Derek Bales).
Top Row L-R;- Kath Dixon , John Woods , Len Dixon , John Leach , Derek Bales ,
Ted Gilbert , Ray Froude , Barry Bruton.
Middle Row L-R;- Pat Brock , Joyce Gilbert , Pat Gilbert , Maureen Howard , Jean Herwin,
Mary Bales , Pam Spruce , Janet Dixon , Eileen Minns , Jean Crane , Mrs.Bruton,
Front Row L-R;- Sheila Dixon , Betty Dixon , Janet Newlands , Malcolm Newlands , Bobby Spruce, Brian Spruce , Clive Spruce , Reggie Spruce , Paul King , Robin Newlands.   

C.1951  Standing outside one of the ex M.O.D. buildings,
used as temporary accommodation, and situated in Nicholson's wood are,
clock wise from top left ;- Iris, Mrs. Froude, Doreen Howlett, Lynn Howlett,
Rae Howlett, Keith Froude (in toy car), and Peggy Froude.

(Pic. Doreen Howlett).  

 Molly Froude, centre, shop keeper, with left Minnie Byrne, evacuee teacher and
Mrs. Brock teacher at Poringland school.  c.1955
(pic. Pat Marshall).

Birkbeck Close. 1966.