Mrs Ann Sissons and H Sykes, Derby Road, Mansfield, 1920

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Mrs Ann Sissons and H Sykes, Derby Road, Mansfield, 1920

Courtesy of Nottinghamshire Archives

Derby Road
Mansfield
England

Mrs Ann Sissons, aged 101 years, flew with H Sykes, July 18th 1920. This happened on the visit of Alan Cobham's Flying Circus to Mansfield. It was her 101st birthday.The planes flew from a field on Derby Rd, crossed Cauldwell Rd and went part way to Kirkby. The cost was 5shillings per flight. The following extract is from The Daily Express, Tuesday, 20th July, 1920, Page 1: CENTENARIAN IN THE AIR. WANTS TO LOOP THE LOOP NEXT TIME._Daily Express_ Correspondent, MANSFIELD, MONDAY. Mrs Sissons, Mansfield

Date: 1920

Organisation Reference: NCCW000261

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