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Stratton’s Roots

Info here adapted from the book by the late Rennie Bere and Brian Dudley Stamp, written in 1980, The Book of Bude and Stratton. Images are from Ray Boyd. Hard […]

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My Evacuation Memories

I was evacuated to Bude and I, along with a little girl named Sylvia, was looked after Mr & Mrs Dando of Stonehill Rise, Stratton. I remember going to the […]

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A Stratton Smallholder

More from Dawn’s interview With John Going, aged 94: I sold my Stratton smallholding to a neighbour and then he split it up. It was in a ring fence, at […]

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The first cattle artificial insemination in Stratton…

nickers103 / Pixabay More from my interview with John Going, 94, of Widemouth, who was the first smallholder in the area to use artificial insemination on his cows: The War […]

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Hectic Old Stratton

Try to conjure a picture in your mind of Stratton as it was in the approach to the nineteenth century. Some of these images will help a little, but you […]

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Stratton in 1893

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Stratton in 1893, showing Bridge Street

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Stratton in 1906

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Stratton in 1935, showing the clapper bridge

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Stratton in the 1950s showing the clapper bridge, with Dorothy Dymon, Edith Worden, John Wickett and two Baker children

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