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Time and place : Grange Hotel, Winterbourne, Bristol on Saturday 10th Jan 2004.

Occasion : A celebration of Bet's 80th Birthday (24th Dec 2003)

Details : An invitation to the family and extended family, to meet and cheer Bet Strawford on this notable occasion.

Lunch was followed by coffee, birthday cake, bubbly and lots of chat.


Photo : Bet, early 40's, in the Wrens. (This photo was used as centrepiece of the cake decoration)


Top table. Bet opening her invite to a test drive at Castle Coombe Circuit !

On the table, Howard, Bet, Katie and Jean.

Kid's Table - all big kids now.

Libby, Crispin, Judith, Rachel, Gareth and Suzanna.

The middle table including the youngest cousins, sons on Graham and Karen

Left to right: Mary, Ann, Paul Catherine, Graham with George and Oscar, Karen, Peter and Mel (backview).

Jacki talking to Elaine, Cathy and Jenna.

Pam's organiser's speech
The Guest's Response


No celebration is complete without the cake

but it wasn't bigg enough for a full compliment of candles !!

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Family Tree of those present.

In no particular order but hopefully in generation sequence.

Burnard and Jean
Howard and Pat
Ken and Thelma
Jean and Vic
Peter and Mary
Roger and Ann
Stephen and Elaine
Paul and Catherine
Graham and Karen
Andrew and Helen
Mark and Lynn
Crispin with Libby Mel
Cathy Gareth and Jenna
Rachel and Tim
Suzanna and Gareth
Judith Jenny and Ben
George and Oscar
Katie and Scott

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Technical note: Pictures taken with a Canon IXUS 400 Digital camera.

Resized in Photoshop, and built up on a Dreamweaver web builder.

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