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