Guest speaker gives talk on fisher girls

Darras Hall WI

Sue Johnson is guest speaker at the next meeting of the group.

Her talk, entitled The Cullercoats Fisher Girls, is based on the life of her grandmother, Maggie Jefferson. Born in the late 1860s, Maggie was one of the last Fisher Girls – selling fish from her creel daily until well into her 80s.

Visitors are welcome to attend the meeting, which will take place in the Ponteland United Reformed Church Hall, Broadway, on Thursday, April 10, 
from 2pm.