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Trampan blankets 2

Not an expression I've heard lately but It would have been good for washing the feet too.
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Picture added on 16 March 2007
Thanks, Ron. It's fascinating to see what my old home used to look like. I believe it was let out with a family in each end about this time. I can't quite figure out what's been happening at that back wall. I think there must have been bits built on and knocked down and a door blocked up. Have you got any more pictures of it?
Added by Paul Sutherland on 16 March 2007
I see the Cathedral in the background. Where abouts was the photo taken. Wondering if it was Rhoda and Peggy Heddle twisting blanket?Difficult to be sure with so many look a likes around.
Added by Jack Harcus on 16 March 2007
They obviously seem to be enjoying themselves Ron - I only hope the sun shone long enough to dry the blankets! Reminds me of folding sheets on washday with my mother - I would always laugh and Mum used to say "What are you laughing at?"
I guess simple minds make for simple pleasures!
Added by Joan Armstrong on 17 March 2007
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