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Berry Hill, Gloucestershire (cf. SED Skenfrith)

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    Berry Hill, Gloucestershire: OS Grid Reference(357500,212500)

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    Vivian, Andy (male, interviewer)

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    Latham, Joyce (b.1932/03/16, female, housewife, author)

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    Joyce describes the kind of entertainment provided by the local community in her younger days – from impromptu "smoking concerts" to dance classes. Broadwell is a village just to the southeast of Berry Hill. The Mothers' Union is a worldwide Christian organisation, established in England in 1876 by Mary Sumner to promote the well-being of families worldwide. YMCA stands for Young Men’s Christian Association, a Christian lay movement that originated in London in 1844. It is perhaps best known for providing hostels throughout the UK.

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