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The first meeting in Haddenham Village Society's new programme is a talk by Cynthia Floud about a relative of her husband's, Phyllis Floud, called 'Memoirs of Phyllis Floud'.

It takes place this evening. Wednesday 10th October, at 8pm in the lounge area of Haddenham Village Hall. (NB: This is a temporary change of venue due to current repairs to Haddenham Community Library's heating system.)

Phyllis Floud (née Ford), who was born in 1886, spent her childhood in middle-class Victorian and Edwardian Hampstead. The story of her ill-matched parents — penny-pinching and preoccupied with social status — her brother banished to distant Empire, and her pro-suffrage sister, is worthy of a novel.

New members will be welcome.

Light refreshments are served after the talk.

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