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Frances' book 'A Spinster at Home' title page

Frances Child

A spinster gentlewoman of modest means had few opportunities in the Victorian era to supplement her income, became a popular author & story teller

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Wren Hall the location of the choir school in Dora's time

Dora Robertson

Dora Robertson impacted on the history of Salisbury in two ways: by helping to secure the future of the Choristers School when it faced financial collapse in the 1920s, and by writing the first history of the Cathedral Close, a work still used as a standard reference work by historians today

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Eve Warton at the chalke Valley History Festival 2021

Evelyn Warton

Hear Eve talk about her amazing life, full of unusual twists and turns. From a cocooned life of privilege in-between the wars, to joining the WRNS to becoming part of a new elite category known as Night Vison Testers, to a happy family life after the war despite being impacted by sorrow and loss

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