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Henpecked Husbands – a Grand Day Out in Yorkshire in 1928 for the ‘Breathren of the Yoke’

In these politically-correct days, one doesn’t hear the term, ‘henpecked husbands’, thrown around very often – indeed, if at all. And even when the term was in vogue, we had no idea that there was a “Henpecked Husbands’ Society” (HHS). So were very struck by this newspaper story which reports on a grand day out that the HHS (Yorkshire Branch) had in Blakedean, Hepstonstall (near Halifax), in 1928. Evening Telegraph – Tuesday 10 April 1928 Image © D.C.Thomson & Co.

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