An Interview with Mrs Margaret Britton

Notes of an interview with Mrs Britton made by Nicholas Butler in the mid-1980s

Mrs Margaret Britton with her grandfather's war medals and three-stringed instrument he took with him to WW1
Photo by Peter Hill (October 2014)

These are the notes made by Nicholas Butler who interviewed Mrs Britton in the mid-1980s as part of his research for his book The Story of Wivenhoe.  These notes have been re-typed by Ann Jones from his original notes.

About Mrs Margaret BRITTON

Lives at Ropery Cottage, The Avenue, Wivenhoe.

What Mrs Britton told Nick Butler:

My great-grandfather and his sons all worked there, at The Rope Works.   Their name was Bridges.   Hemp men, twine spinners.


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