Harry Bennett's recollections

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Harry Bennett on the bakery round
Bennett's Ford van

I was born at a very early age ….is the opening sentence of Harry Bennett’s recollections of life as a baker in Campden and gives us an indication of the dry humour that pervades his stories.

He writes about school and says, ‘I left school at Easter 1928 being able to read and write and do arithmetic and knew a little geography and one hell of a lot of biased history and became a full time baker.’

The full story will be published here in instalments and we are starting with some memories that we hope will give you some Christmas enjoyment.  See below….

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