The Original Calendar Girls Featuring the Women of
the Rylstone and District Women's Institute in the Alternate WI
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A 36 year member of the W.I., Beryl Bamforth (Miss January)
is the mother of two children Mark and Louise, and at
one point was part of the local drama group with John
and Angela Baker.
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Miss February, Angela Baker, husband of John Baker,
has worked for 20 years as Deputy Superintendent Registrar
for North Yorkshire County Council performing marriages
in that area.
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Miss March studies the brilliance of the sunflower before
her as the arrangement in front of her covers her own
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All of the photos were taken by Lynda Logan's husband
Terry in their 17th century home. She came to terms
with her husband seeing some of her friends in the nude
after Prince Charles told her that she was his favorite.
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Miss September, Christine Clancy, works as an administrator
in a college in Skipton. A little nervous before the
first photo session, here Christine alleviates her stress
by pouring herself a cup of tea.
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Miss October, Tricia Stewart, became friends with Angela
Baker in 1984 when she moved to the village of Cracoe.
It was Tricia's idea to produce the Alternate WI Calendar.
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Miss November, Ros Fawcett, was not a member of the
Women's Institute until some of the soon to be Calendar
Girls asked her to participate one night at the local
Pub. She had known John and Angela since first moving
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The women study their music as they sing to celebrate
the season. It seems that none of them knew the songs
by heart. They all had to look at the music.