Notes from a Bradford Street Cobbler - 16th January 1943
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16th of Jan 1943
This is a History of Bradford Str Bocking Essex when I was a boy about the year 1854 to to 1864 when I left Ackworth School at the age of 15 years. I was borne in the year 1849 at the house and the Grocers Shop kept by my father June 25th - I propose to start from the Bridge over the Blackwater on the right up to Braintree and to start again down on the left hand. Giving an account...

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