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Cynthia Stevens: Cynthia Stevens and her history of
net making in Burton Bradstock.
Video Clips of Cynthia Braiding.
Audio Interview with Cynthia
Rope and Net Making in Burton Bradstock
"With a growing family
my father went off to find work in Bournemouth... My mother
was taken ill ... I'll carry on and take care of the family
... that’s why I took up braiding to earn some money."
"...He went to Bournemouth.
intending to find somewhere for us to all live but it didn't
come off, i stayed here with mother, of course i was in service.
my mother was taken ill and of course i had to come home and
take care of things.."