Ruth Holman and her family

Ruth Holman

 

 

Ruth surrounded by some of her family
from the left: Elsie, Ann (or is it Lottie?), Ruth, John( 'Hopper'),
Alice and Gertie.

Elsie and Gertie Holman

 

Ruth Holman's courage was described by Jane Hales in her book The East Wind, when she gave a vivid account of the flood of 1897, when Ruth's children were small. to read a little of this account click here
and for an impression by one of Granny Ruth's granddaughters, Primrose Dawson, the daughter of Gertie, click here

 

 

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