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1964 Apr 18 Sa
Margaret Thatcher

Remarks visiting Finchley (Old People’s handicraft show)

Document type: Speeches, interviews, etc.
Document kind: Remarks
Venue: Christ Church Hall, High Road, North Finchley
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Journalist: -
Editorial comments: 1500. See Finchley Times, 24 April 1964. The exhibition of stitching, tatting, embroidery, canework, and painting was organised by Finchley Old People’s Welfare Committee. "Mrs Margaret Thatcher told the gathering that every age she reached was better than she had thought it would be ten years before. She also recounted the busy life of her own 72 year-old father". The Finchley Press, 24 April 1964, reported an additional remark: "If, when I come to retirement age, I can do work as splendid and as beautiful as we have seen this afternoon, I shall be very happy".
Importance ranking: Trivial
Word count: nil
Themes: Autobiographical comments, Autobiography (childhood)