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Mary Mae Lewis is featured in: 

"North Staffordshire Through Time"

Author: Mervyn Edwards

Mary Mae Lewis
Mary Mae Lewis in swimming group
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Swimming Team

Mary Mae Lewis was in the Summerbank Primary School's girls' swimming team, 1959

About the Author:

Mervyn Edwards is the author of many published books on North Staffordshire history and is a weekly columnist for the Sentinel’s The Way We Were nostalgia magazine. He has appeared on BBC TV’s The One Show, and Twenty Four Hours in the Past, and is a familiar voice on Radio Stoke. He was a local history tutor for the Workers’ Educational Association for eight years and helped to develop the education department at the now-defunct Chatterley Whitfield Mining Museum, where he often acted in period drama for school groups. Mervyn runs an annual history programme in North Staffordshire. He is also MC of Burslem History Club and a member of the Potteries branch of the Campaign For Real Ale (CAMRA).

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