'Grandmother Lancashire'

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'Grandmother Lancashire'
'Grandmother Lancashire'
Year: 1956
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Item #: 1610
Grandmother Eliza Ridgeway, 92 years old from the Bacup area, cleaning a rug in shawl and pinny.
Source: Lancashire Life Magazine, July 1956

Comment by: anjie on 11th April 2022 at 01:07

Did you know she was only 55 in this photograph?

Comment by: Michael Walmsley on 1st November 2015 at 12:20

My mum used to make those slippers.

Comment by: Helen Firth on 16th August 2015 at 23:18

She isn't cleaning a rug. She's shaking the mat.

Comment by: tim on 29th January 2013 at 17:34

dont see that these days, i remember my nan used to polish the doorstep too

Comment by: rachel on 31st December 2011 at 20:47

I hope I am as active as that at that age!