1946: Learning to drive near Tyntesfield

An aerial view of Tyntesfield Park in 1946 © NMR

An aerial view of Tyntesfield Park in 1946

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Joan passed her driving test while living at Tyntesfield Park, where she lived from the age of sixteen until she was a married mother of thirty.

In this audio clip she descirbes crashing her father’s car on Belmont Hill while learning to drive. She put it into reverse when she meant to go forward and hit a tree.

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