An amusing limerick about the WI was the competition subject at this month’s meeting of Parkham institute.
Winners were: Mrs S Dwight; Mrs P Priest; Mrs E Lang; Mrs E Ford; Mrs S Pickard.
Visiting speaker was Mr Mounce who showed coloured slides of crests and of familiar places in the Bideford area, which members were invited to name.
Mrs E Rowe thanked Mr Mounce for an enjoyable evening.
Draw winners were Mesdames P Dunn, Smart, Heywood and M George, and Mrs Heywood won the penny bag competition.
Tea hostesses were Mesdames H George and M Pickard.
The Gazette article is dated 30 March 1972