Wendy and Cuckoo The two dogs owned by the Turners when they lived in Heathfield. Wendy Lou was a crossbred Cocker Spaniel x Retriever and Cuckoo was a mongrel bought by Pat at an auction in Maidstone Market for 5/-.
William Fletcher 1871 William Fletcher was born in the East End of London and made his career in the Army.He married Adelaide Beer in Bombay in 1907 and on retirement from the Army they lived in Margate. He died aged 59.
World War Two Gas mask for young children When war was imminent it was feared that there would be no protection from gas attack for very young children and parents were advised to use a wet blanket instead. Then a contrapition covering the child's head and shoulders was produced for the "under twos" and the Mickey Mouse gas mask was produced for the slightly older ones. Rosalie Turner was…
WW2 Cookery Book Housewives were encouraged to make meals from very little and to prepare substitutes for foods that were scarce. Edith used to make up a dessert from Cremola and call it "Rice Cream". She made mock bananas from parsnips and banana flavouring and "tinned" pears from fresh pears boiled in lemonade.