WI with pictures of the past
Melton Times, February 1, 2001
Wymondham WI has completed a Millennium project to photograph buildings in the
Nine members grabbed their cameras to compile A Photographic Record of the Buildings
of the Village of Wymondham, April 1999 to March 2000, which is now on display in the
local studies area of Melton library.
SNAP HAPPY: WI amateur photographers Margaret Lambert,
Ruth Wallhead, Edna Tilley and Gaynor Glenn are pictured with Wymondham WI
president Kay Bruce and the finished record
Members carried out the study as a contribution to the National Federation of
Womens Institutes Millennium project.
The record includes pictures of barns, bridges, churches, cottages, schools and
even the sewage treatment works in Wymondham.
The 15-month project received a grant from the Melton Millennium Fund and WI
members say they hope it will provide source materials for local historians,
architects and planners as well as being of general interest.