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Henry James


I'm sad to announce the death of Club stalwart, Henry James, on Saturday 20th June 2009. Henry joined the club in 1980 and until recently he and Betty had been regular attendees of the Handlebar Club AGM - even though it came in the middle of the lambing season (keeping us up to date on how things were going over the weekend)! Henry kept telling me that as a farmer, he could not take much time off so regarded the Handlebar Club AGM as his 'holiday'. From what I understand his family were more than capable of looking after things in his absence.

He used to regale us with stories about how his daughters and grand-daughters were to the farm born, so to speak. There were occasions when we were up to the wee small hours with a dram or two. He has been and will be sorely missed by all of us who knew him. Our condolences go out to his family.

His funeral is at 2.30 on 2nd July at Prestwold Church, Prestwold, Near Loughborough. Afterwards at the Greyhound Inn, 25 Melton Road, Burton on the Wolds, Nr Loughborough. Family flowers only but donations to Cancer Research UK.


Rod Littlewood