BBC searches for Heysham woman

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DO you know a Mrs Margery Bolton who was living in Heysham in the 1970s?

London-based television production company betty is making a series for BBC Two on the history of servants.

Mrs Margery Bolton, who lived in Heysham in the 1970s, was interviewed for a book published in 1978 called Not in front of the Servants in which she told the story of her grandmother, Elizabeth Simpson (born 1853), who was a kitchen maid in a big house in Harrogate.

The show would love to get in contact with Mrs Bolton and her family to hear, first hand, the story of Elizabeth. If anyone has any information please contact Rowan Greenaway on 0207 2900542, or write to Rowan Greenaway, betty, The Heal’s Building, 8 Alfred Mews, London, W1T 7AA.

Rowan Greenaway