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53 High Street, Barrington (RGL 2022)

53 High Street, Barrington

History of 53 High Street

Home of Elsie Widdowson

Elsie Widdowson, Barrington

Elsie Widdowson’s work with Robert McCance on nutrition was of major significance during WWII. They were responsible for formulating the wartime rationing of the country.


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