William Monk, Diary 1917 of an allotment run by Clayton-le-Moors Working Mens Club, item 24

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1917

21

May.

of those members, who have

neither been hewers of wood,

nor carriers of water, in this

patriotic work. Writing of water,

"Oh the gallons, we have carried

100 yds. at a stretch, have we

walked with the watering

can. Perhaps if it had been B---  beer? brandy? 

that was required to soak them

with we might have had more

help. We also had the celery

to set that R. Dickenson brought

from Oswaldtwistle our best thanks

are due to him, for his time and

labour in setting them, and his

diligent attention in the growing

of them. We had two trenches of

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1917

21

May.

of those members, who have

neither been hewers of wood,

nor carriers of water, in this

patriotic work. Writing of water,

"Oh the gallons, we have carried

100 yds. at a stretch, have we

walked with the watering

can. Perhaps if it had been B---  beer? brandy? 

that was required to soak them

with we might have had more

help. We also had the celery

to set that R. Dickenson brought

from Oswaldtwistle our best thanks

are due to him, for his time and

labour in setting them, and his

diligent attention in the growing

of them. We had two trenches of


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  • November 1, 2017 18:30:25 Thomas A. Lingner

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    1917

    21

    May.

    of those members, who have

    neither been hewers of wood,

    nor carriers of water, in this

    patriotic work. Writing of water,

    "Oh the gallons, we have carried

    100 yds. at a stretch, have we

    walked with the watering

    can. Perhaps if it had been B---  beer? brandy? 

    that was required to soak them

    with we might have had more

    help. We also had the celery

    to set that R. Dickenson brought

    from Oswaldtwistle our best thanks

    are due to him, for his time and

    labour in setting them, and his

    diligent attention in the growing

    of them. We had two trenches of

  • November 1, 2017 18:30:10 Thomas A. Lingner

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    1917

    21

    May.

    of those members, who have

    neither been hewers of wood,

    nor carriers of water, in this

    patriotic work. Writing of water,

    "Oh the gallons, we have carried

    100 yds. at a stretch, have we

    walked with the watering

    can. Perhaps if it had been B---  beer? brandy? 

    that was required to soak them

    with we might have had more

    help. We also had the celery

    to set that R. Dickenson brought

    from Oswaldtwistle our best thanks

    are due to him, for his time and

    labour in setting them, and his

    diligent attention in the growing

    of them. We had two trenches of


  • March 8, 2017 19:51:20 Elizabeth Ferro

    1917 May.                                21

    of those members, who have

    neither been hewers of wood,

    nor carriers of water, in this

    patriotic work. Writing of water,

    "Oh the gallons, we have carried

    100 yds. at a stretch, have we

    walked with the watering

    can. Perhaps if it had been B---

    that was required to soak them

    with we might have had more

    help. We also had the celery

    to set that R. Dickenson brought

    from Oswaldtwistle our best thanks

    are due to him, for his time and

    labour in setting them, and his

    diligent attention in the growing

    of them. We had two trenches of


  • March 8, 2017 00:12:16 Elizabeth Ferro

    1917 May.

    of those members, who have

    neither been hewers of wood,

    nor carriers of water, in this

    patriotic work. Writing of water,

    "Oh the gallons, we have carried

    100 yds. at a stretch, have we

    walked with the watering

    can. Perhaps if it had been B---

    that was required to soak them

    with we might have had more

    help. We also had the celery

    to set that R. Dickenson brought

    from Oswaldtwistle our best thanks

    are due to him, for his time and

    labour in setting them, and his

    diligent attention in the growing

    of them. We had two trenches of


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    Oswaldtwistle, Lancashire

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    Clayton-le-Moors, Lancashire

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  • Story location Clayton-le-Moors, Lancashire
  • Document location Oswaldtwistle, Lancashire


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May, 1917
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