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Little Thurlow 2000

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A volume to celebrate the Millennium in the village, including essays on village life and history, interviews with the current householders and a photo-archive in full colour of all the houses in the village.

The full volume is no longer for sale but much of the content can be accessed by clicking the links below.

Preface THE WORKING PARTY

Part 1 The Thurlows and their History

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1. History  KATE ATHERTON
2. Landscape and Geography DAVID NEWMAN
3. Natural History JEREMY MYNOTT
4. Weather DON LOVEDAY

Part 2 The Life of The Estate

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5. Land Use and Conservation EDMUND VESTEY
6. Head Forester for Thurlow Woodlands ROD PASS
7. Head Keeper of the Thurlow Estate  ROLAND DANIELS
8. The Thurlow Hunt EDMUND VESTEY

Part 3 Family Histories
9. Dame Elisabeth and the Frinks DIANE SPEAKMAN
10. The Smith and Eley Families  IRIS ELEY
11. The Rowlinson Family MARY HILTON
12. The Day Family MARY HILTON

Part 4 Memories and Chronicles

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13. Memories of Thurlow between the Wars STEPHEN RYDER
14. Life in Little Thurlow 1919 -39  ADRIAN TAYLOR
15. Memories of arriving at Lavender Cottage in 1959 SIR JOHN MOWBRAY
16. Lavender Cottage over four centuries DIANE SPEAKMAN
17.  A Young Person's Memories  RICHARD CROOKS

Part 5 Village Life and Work

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18. The School: past and present PAM PEARMAN & ELISABETH GRAHAM
19.  The Cock Inn DENNIS & ANNE ATHERTON
20. The Church  IRIS ELEY
21. First Impressions of a New Rector  JOHN ELEY
22. The Parish Council: the first hundred years  JEREMY MYNOTT
23. A Village Doctor DONALD BURTON
24. A Village Policeman JOHN AUCKLAND
25. The Women's Institute IRIS ELEY
26. The Village Shop: past and present JOYCE FULLER & RICHARD HART
27. Lifestyles Today KATE ATHERTON

Part 6 Living Memories

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28. Index to the Interviews
29. Extracts from the Interviews IRIS ELEY & MARY HILTON

Part 7 The Dwellings and the People

30. The Photographic Archive PAULINE, BILL & RICHARD CROOKS

 

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