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A family outing to Skegness, Lincolnshire, taken about 1925. My mother is the little girl in the centre holding her baby brother. My other uncle is on my grandfather's lap. My grandmother is in the spotted dress, next to my grandfather's sister, with my great grandmothers completing the group. My grandfather worked for a fruiterer, and also drove his boss around in his car, and was allowed to borrow it on occasions.