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Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Archives for February 1924

Marjory Lawrence’s childhood memories

Marjory Long wrote: “I remember starting school: Wales Street State School, Thornbury. I wore a pretty organdie bonnet hat tied under the chin. It was a few weeks before my fifth birthday and I was sent home on enrolment, and Mum had to return with me to explain the near-date of mybecoming school age! I remember using slate and slate pencils at

More of Marjory Lawrence’s memories

Marjory Lawrence (later Long) wrote to her oldest sister Joy (later Wood): These writings are really a ramble of mainly our Lawrence life and some of my life. Many you will have shared, but they may revive memories. An early memory is of you taking me to start school. I was a few weeks short