Reflections and Memories of a Withyskinner



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A Withyskinner is a person who makes baskets from reeds.

A rare craft, now but many years ago, it brought a good living for some.

Northwood is renowned for its withy beds and, as often happens, its inhabitants became known as Withyskinners.

This book may evoke memories for those who lived in the village during the second half of the 20th Century, as well as a historical account for those who were born later.