NEVER FEAR DAM   This Dam was worked by the Haslam’s of Ridgeway. The story of how it got its strange name is best told in the poem by one of the local children.   “Working, working, always working trying … Read More

MY GRAN by Edith Brunt

“MY GRAN”   She was my favourite relative; she was quite small and her shoulder were very rounded.  She had a very find face surrounded by soft white hair.  Her hands were small with fingers all crooked with arthritis, Gran … Read More


Sergeant Leonard Havenhand was born to Alexander and Amy Havenhand of Mosborough Derbyshire around July 1922. He enlisted into the 76 Sqdn Royal Air Force, is Service No was 1459226.         Leonard died on 30th March 1943 … Read More

Sub-Lieutenant (A) Frank Godfrey

Frank Godfrey was born to Willie and Clara Godfrey on 14 September 1922. Serving in the Royal Navy on the H.M.S. Rajaliya. Died:  22nd June 1945. Age 22. Commemorated:  Lee-On-Solent Gosport Hampshire, Memorial, Bay 6 Panel 4. Frank lived at … Read More

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