Old postcard shows Chard School

This is The West Country: Old postcard shows Chard School Old postcard shows Chard School

READER Nick Daniels answered the News’ call for old pictures of Chard when he dusted off this postcard of the town.

Nick’s grandfather Edgar Pidgeon snr is pictured with a friend in front of Chard School.

Mr Pidgeon lived in Leigh cottage with his wife and three children and worked as a lace hand at the Boden Street works.

He played for the works football team and was a veteran of the First World War, serving in Shewbo, Burma.

Do you have old photos of the Chard and Ilminster area? Send them to newsdesk@chardandilminsternews.co.uk

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