Hampshire: Within Living Memory Hampshire Federation of Womens Institutes

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Hampshire: Within Living Memory  by  Hampshire Federation of Womens Institutes

Hampshire: Within Living Memory by Hampshire Federation of Womens Institutes
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Extract from the back cover:“Between 1900 and 1960 the pattern of everyday life, and particularly country life altered almost beyond recognition. At the turn of the century transport was mostly horse drawn- water came from a well- and lamps were usedMoreExtract from the back cover:“Between 1900 and 1960 the pattern of everyday life, and particularly country life altered almost beyond recognition. At the turn of the century transport was mostly horse drawn- water came from a well- and lamps were used after dark.

By the 1960s most families had cars, bathrooms and electricity.Hampshire looks towards the sea, though its interior is essentially rural in character. This century however, has seen profound changes in the nature of life in the county.Members of Hampshire Federation of Women’s Fellowships conscious of the importance of recording these changes, have compiled their own personal recollections and have also interviewed elderly friends and relations, both men and women.

The remarkable memories they have uncovered reflect the moods and aspirations of bygone eras. And, in spite of two world wars, hardship and difficult times, a sense of cheerfulness and community spirit shines through.

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