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 Jack Reeve, interviewed by Paul Melton for Fenprobe in 1978

Jack was born in one of the many public houses in Stretham. He worked on the land and married a local girl. He always said he was "content with his lot" and did not crave for modern accessories.  In his later years he cared for his invalid wife in their high street home. They were both loyal members of the Over Sixties Club.

Above: Jack Reeve recalls White Lion Public House, High Street Stretham

Greenie talks about childhood followed by Jack Reeve Esq.

Jack Reeve Esq.mp3 (MP3 39.5Mb)

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A second instalment of his life in Stretham followed by a repeat of Mabel Demaine's Haddenham Voices interviewed by Kevin Delanoy.

Jack Reeve and Mabel Demaine.mp3 (MP3 28.4Mb)

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