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From: Josephine Jeremiah <>
Subject: [B&D] Welsh nursing shawls (was FOOD FOR BRITAIN - Flour bags etc; )
Date: Wed, 06 Feb 2008 00:25:43 +0000 (GMT)
On 05 Feb, sylvia <> wrote:
> I was told that my layette was made from a parachute that my Uncle Ken,
> "aquired" and my baby shawl, which I still have 65 years later was a
> Welsh Wool, brown and beige with long fringe, for which, my Granddad
> used all his clothing coupons and borrowed from his friends, to be paid
> back in installments later, He would be chuffed to know that I still use
> it and all my children and grandchildren have been carried
> "Welsh-fashion in it!
Hi Sylvia and Listers,
I have seen even men carrying babies 'Welsh fashion'. No doubt, the Welsh
who migrated to Bristol continued the tradition.
For anyone who doesn't know of the Welsh way of carrying a baby the
following web pages give details:
Josephine's Books, Ian's Pages, The Clutton 'Do' and
the Glamorganshire Canal.
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