Many villagers remember the Coopers as Mrs Cooper continued as licensee for many years after the death of her husband. Before them, the Cartwright family presided. Mr Wally Cartwright, on the right, is the grandson of the landlord who took the Half Moon in 1908. Mrs Betty Smith (nee Cooper) is Mrs Cooper’s daughter and was born in the pub.
With thanks to those pictured for interrupting their lunch to be photographed!
Article appeared in the Village News October 2009 page 23