Kendal Old Folks' Treat is big success

The Westmorland Gazette: The longest married couple, Mr and Mrs Gwrhyd Lewis, who have been together for 63 years. The longest married couple, Mr and Mrs Gwrhyd Lewis, who have been together for 63 years.

THE 129th Kendal Old Folks’ Treat for senior citizens of the town and surrounding area was a great success.

Held at Kendal Town Hall, the treat was originally organised for the aged people and widows of the town. It is sponsored by local businesses and Kendal Town Council.

Afternoon tea was served and there was entertainment by Maurice Wilson and Henry Bloem.

Prizes were presented by the Deputy Mayor of Kendal, Coun Tom Clare, to the oldest lady, Betty Soulby, 93, and the oldest men who were Morris Vincent Day and Gwrhyd Lewis, both aged 92.

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11:07am Fri 7 Feb 14

tom watson says...

Old Folks Treat, I still have a photograph of a Preston Patrick Old Folks Treat held in the early sixties. My Grandmother, cousin and a couple of mates are included in the picture, worst of it is I can't remember it. That's old age for you!
Old Folks Treat, I still have a photograph of a Preston Patrick Old Folks Treat held in the early sixties. My Grandmother, cousin and a couple of mates are included in the picture, worst of it is I can't remember it. That's old age for you! tom watson

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