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Woodlands Methodism.

 - Information collected by A. J. (Tony) Froud
Woodlands "Church of Ascension".

This Article, originally written by the rector of the "Woodlands Church of Ascension", (D.J. Paskins) in 2013 as a guide for visitors to the church. It has been slightly edited by the webmaster and illustrative pictures added.
Mrs. Harry Haskell Wigbeths Diary.

- extracts from 1907 to 1916.
Stories of Woodlands and Surrounding Areas.
 - collected by A. J. (Tony) Froud.

A J (Tony) Froud was born at No 43 Woodlands on 21st October 1908 Married Ellen (Nellie) 1933, for most of his working life he was a haulier travelling to markets at Ringwood, Wimborne, Salisbury and Sturminster Newton and farms in the area. He was well known to many farmers around the area. He also took hurdles to London for The War and during the war. Tony held offices in Woodlands Methodist Church for many years, ‘Trustee', 'Sunday School Superintendent’ and 'Society Steward'. He moved to Verwood for the last few years of his life and died on February 12th 1988. This collection of reminiscences was found after ‘Tony’ died and his family who have (c) have given permission for it to be published here.




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