Gordon and Dorothy Sutcliffe with Teabag the donkey.

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Title

Gordon and Dorothy Sutcliffe with Teabag the donkey.

Subject

person_local

Description

This image shows Dorothy and Gordon Sutcliffe in their garden off Old Shaw Lane, Blackshawhead. Dorothy is feeding a carrot to Teabag the donkey in their adjoining field. Kim their dog is also in the foreground of the photo. In the background of the shot is Colden Valley and you can see Great House in the distance.
Gordon’s Adult Life On leaving school Gordon went to work at John Pickles Engineers Mytholm Works as an apprentice fitter from 1942 to 46 He returned to complete his apprenticeship after his National Service. He had varied working life in and around the Calder Valley and Burnley.
He married Dorothy Mills on 22nd March 1952 and the couple went to live at High St Jack Bridge, later moving to “Four Winds” Blackshaw Head in 1969 where he lived for the rest of his life.

Date

c1960's - 70's: taken

Contributor

Made available by Dorothy Sutcliffe.
Edited by Edith Bowman, member of SHED

Format

jpg

Language

English

Type

Scanned still image.

Identifier

omeka item id: 50
original file name:donkey1jpg

Files

donkey 1.jpg

Citation

“Gordon and Dorothy Sutcliffe with Teabag the donkey.,” SHED (Blackshaw Local History Group) Archive, accessed June 15, 2024, https://blackshawhistory.org/items/show/50.

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