Tideswell Tales

Voices and Pictures from Tideswell and Litton's recent past

Growing up in Litton

Not all childhood stories though are about the good times, here is Terry Yates recalling one of his memories of the second world war:

And here Arthur Barnsley talks about a different wartime experience:

Here is Terry again telling us about his time in the primary school until he left in 1944. He recalls school corporal punishment, and the ‘noughts and crosses’ six of the best he received for throwing model clay around the art room.

Helen Middleton introduces two recordings made by local children from the book “A Derbyshire Childhood” by Lena Lloyd (nee Lomas) whose family moved to farm in Litton in 1928.

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