About the Author:
Lynne Cleaver's interest in local history began with an A-level project on her village near Scarborough. On leaving school she started work at Scarborough library, where she soon joined the Reference & Local Studies department. After a career break Lynne took a job at Gloucestershire County Library Service where she worked primarily in the Local History Department. Lynne undertakes private family and local history research for those unable to do their own. She is married with two children and now lives in Somerset.