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02 December 2005


Barrie Naylor and Quaker work at Maes-yr-haf - preview
Sixty-four years ago a young couple, recently married, left teaching posts at Sibford and went to work at Maes-yr-haf in the Rhondda Valley with William and Emma Noble
  • The settlement there offered inspiration and hope in a depressed area

  • Barrie at 30 was a history graduate teaching English, Maths, Games and PE
  • A conscientious objector, he'd recently been approved by a tribunal to do social work
  • Sheila, then 27, had trained in Art and taught pottery
  • They had warmed to Quakerism and were married at Sibford Meeting House
  • Barrie went first to the Rhondda as Boys Club Organiser
  • They were appointed Wardens in 1945

  • Nicholas Evens, Alison Burnley, Anne Lester, Rosemary Pyle

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