LIFE AT BUTLERS - 10

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Years 1954 to 1957

By Martin Edgar

10. YEARS FROM 1954 to 1957

Then National service called and I went off in the Army to Germany for two years. Bill and Pam were married just as I returned, and started their married life in a caravan in the corner of Hobbitt up by the Mission. Butlers Gate was being built for them on the plot just across the Drive, in the corner of Drive Meadow that Mother had bought from the Tabors. Bill and Pam moved in after about a year.

As for myself, the thought of picking brussels sprouts with the ice on them had become less attractive and I had decided to become a Solicitor. I took up articles with my godfather, Ray Whiteway, in his Mayfair practice and the rest, as they say, is another story.

Martin Edgar, Richmond.

January, 2011.

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Chapter

Chapter title, click title to go there

01How we got there
02What was there
03Early years
04The war
05Peacetime
06Christmas
07Year 1950
08Year 1953, and working at home
09End piece - clay soil and what to do
10Years 1954 to 1957
11Postscript
12Editorial postscript
all chaptersLife at Butlers - the complete 12 part article 
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