Photographs contributed by Mrs Betty Topps
A small set of pictures of the family of Betty Topps taken during and before WW2 in Bottesford and Normanton: in addition, portraits of her father, Bill Bryan, in WW1 uniform, and of Betty herself, in 2015 at the age of 85.
Betty was born Betty Bryan, one of the family of William and Mabel Bryan who lived at Normanton. William was a farm engine driver who worked for farmer Ernest Marsh, and had served in WW1 (305628 Pte, Army Service Corps 10th Mobile Co).
Use this link to read about Betty’s memories of childhood and living in Normanton during the Second World War:
Or this link to read William Bryan’s service record.