Woldale - burning a boat.

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Woldale - burning a boat.

Post by OrangeJonny » Thu Jan 26, 2017 9:43 am

So I just read Woldale for the first time. It was a nice read about a water very local to me, albeit a little brief in places.

I very much enjoyed the story of how, in the height of winter, Maurice and co. burned an old lifeboat on the frozen ice of the top lake.

A while ago I found a few pictures of woldale, taken many years before it became a we'll know carp fishery.

This picture shows the Wragby choir having a boat ride on the low pond. Could this be the lifeboat that was burnt?


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Re: Woldale - burning a boat.

Post by Shaun Harrison » Thu Jan 26, 2017 9:56 am

Had to check that the above wasn't this one on the bottom lake, but it isn't. Would have been lovely to think how it had lasted all these years.

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