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The Day War Broke Out

Cardall's Corner - September 2019 - Rowan Parker

On August Bank Holiday in 1939 our family were sitting on the beach at Bognor Regis enjoying the sea, sand and sunshine. Suddenly the quiet ...

2019-09-06T20:01:50+01:00September 10th, 2019|Cardall's Corner, Memories, People, Wartime, WW2|0 Comments

Joseph Arch

Cardall's Corner - February 2019 - Pam McConnell

In February 1872 a meeting of farm labourers was held at Wellesbourne, Warwickshire. The meeting had been called to address the problems of the rural working poor. About 30 people were expected, but over 2,000 turned up, and this meeting led to the foundation of the National Agricultural Labourers Union …

2019-02-23T22:17:40+00:00February 23rd, 2019|Cardall's Corner, Farms, People|0 Comments

Henry Lilley Smith

Cardall's Corner - April 2018 - By Pam McConnell

The 13th April this year marks the 200th anniversary of a meeting held at the Craven Arms Inn that established Southam’s Eye and Ear Infirmary in Warwick Road. In the days before the NHS, all medical treatment had to be paid for, and this Infirmary in Southam was the first of its ...

2019-01-05T15:58:54+00:00April 4th, 2018|Cardall's Corner, People, Places|0 Comments