In the photo are my mum Doris Jones with her cousin Doris Hayward and uncle, Bawden Wootton. The man with the trilby may be a relation but I do not know him. Bawden came from Tipton and married my great auntie, Elizabeth Flowers (nee Grubham). In those days lots of people came from Birmingham area to pick the hops. Every one used to enjoy being in the yards picking hops and it was a sad day for all when it became mechanised.

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