These Walls They Speak

OVER the summer, we were having our bathroom refitted and whilst our builder was knocking down old plasterboard a wad of old papers fell out. Some pages from a 70’s mail order catalogue and a few other bits and bats. But the most interesting thing to fall out was an electoral leaflet.

It revealed that a certain Donald and Susan Stanford were the previous occupants of this house in 1972. The leaflet distributed by Labour in the then Thornhill North Ward has been preserved in mint condition for almost three decades.

It’s fascinating to see that although the hairstyles may have changed the rhetoric certainly hasn’t in modern day politics. Take a look below;

I wonder what the result actually was for Thornhill North Ward in the 1972 Municipal Election.

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