1913 – July Footnotes

[1] Agglestone Rock, also known as the Devil’s Anvil, is a sandstone block of about 400 tonnes weight, perched on a conical hill, approximately 1 mile from the village of Studland, south Dorset. Legend has it that the devil threw the rock from The Needles on the Isle of Wight with the intention of hitting either Corfe Castle, Bindon Abbey or Salisbury Cathedral. “Aggle” was taken into the old Dorset dialect as meaning “to wobble”.

[2] “Thalassa!” By Mrs. Baillie Reynolds. Published 1908.

[3] Alice Muriel Gaddum (née Behrens ; 1885 – 1952) was a British advocate of Girl Guiding and is remembered chiefly for her contribution to the training of adults in the movement. She was the first Guider-in-Charge at Foxlease and Head of Training.

[4] Henrietta Temple is the ninth novel written by Benjamin Disraeli, who would later become a Prime Minister of Britain. Published in 1837.

[5] Burt’s Restaurant provided ‘Hot and Cold Luncheons, Afternoon Teas and Lobster Teas at Popular Prices’.

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