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Farthing Coin, dated 1944

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Remember the tiny coin that was known as a farthing. Its relevance to Stowupland's history is explained in our Newsletter 26.Like many rural communities local people relied on unmade pathways that crossed fields. These footpaths would often get extremely muddy and Neil also looks at the history of Cansers in Stowupland

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Leslie Brame

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The above image shows Leslie Albert Brame, in the late 1930s. Brame is an often encountered surname in Stowupland's Archives, they appear to have had very diverse backgrounds.Perhaps surprisingly, being the son of a carpenter, Leslie was one of few of his generation from Stowupland to gain a Bachelor of Arts Degree as the country prepared itself for WW2. Leslie then did follow in his father's footsteps. His father Thomas…

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