Mr Clarkson kindly gifted his publication of Huthwaite memories titled TURNING BACK THE PAGES all lavishly illustrated by acclaimed artist Margaret Clarkson, after sharing this marvellous family album. Exposing relatives among an original Ernald Lakin collection, finds them both involved with Sutton Road Methodist Church affairs.
Mr Clarkson was 1937 babe in arms outside Lime Avenue home all decorated for King George VI Coronation. Next, with H.C. Grooms blouse factory in background, sisters Doris Mansfield and Hilda Clarkson stand behind Margaret Mansfield fronting their neighbours property and child Rosemary Tomlinson.
Grandparents Albert and Elizabeth Ann Pepperdine outside their Lime Avenue home in 1948. Albert also stands back left with co-workers, having been Head Joiner at Blackwell Colliery before working at the Huthwaite CWS factory.
A 1934 wedding of Albert Pepperdine to Fanny Ball is captured outside her Barker Street home.
Stanley Mansfield walks daughters Margaret and Avril circa 1939 down Sutton Road, giving an historic look up Doctors Bank to the Portland Arms when new automobiles were mastering the roads.
Named relatives and friends front a Whit group walking past an old corner chip shop along the Bottoms, and circa 1950s when father Wilfred Clarkson leads banner past the Miners Institute.
Public celebration overflows a Market Place where young Mac stands smartly suited fourth from left aside Iris Fidler and Lily Elliott taking centre stage. Other familiar faces can be identified among specific subject pages, likewise for historic programs.