Monday, 28 December 2015

A Hundredweight of Coal for Christmas

Church Street, Dunton c.1905 [Z1306/37/10]

Tuesday 28th December 1915: Letters of thanks have been received by Mrs. William Kendall of Millow Hall, Dunton, for the useful parcels she sent as a Christmas present to each of the Dunton boys who are serving at the Front. This generous lady also provided a welcome gift of one hundredweight of coal for each of the eleven widows in the village.

Source:Biggleswade Chronicle, 31st December 1915

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