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YGA02083.pdf
A document is based on Sybil Spencer’s notes for a talk “The story of York Gate Oct. 1970”.
Appropriately dated pictures from this archive have been added to give an impression of what her talk might have been like.

YGA02081.jpg
A portrait of Sybil Spencer, seated in the garden at York Gate

YGA01995.pdf
Transcript of a recorded interview with John Whitaker who has frequently photographed the garden.

YGA01990.pdf
Transcript of a recorded interview with Dr Layinka M Swinburne who visited York Gate to buy duck eggs; became friendly with Sybil and gave her plants from her own garden.

YGA01988.pdf
Transcript of a recording of an interview with Ann Lightman, a volunteer at York Gate

YGA01987.pdf
Transcript of a recorded interview with Anne Wivell who attended Sybil’s open days and the evening events that followed; memories of Sybil include when she had her portrait painted.

YGA01986.pdf
Transcript of a recorded interview with Ann Philpott, a frequent visitor to York Gate to buy duck eggs and see the garden

YGA01985.pdf
Transcript of a recorded interview with Ann Fergus. Her father gave Robin a pampas grass cutting.

YGA01983.pdf
Transcript of a recorded interview with Biddy Marshall, former county organiser for the National Gardens Scheme, who knew Sybil well. She talks about her memories of the garden and amateur dramatic performances held there.

YGA01981 secured.pdf
Typed copy of Robin's handwritten manuscript (foolscap 64pp) Making the Garden at York Gate. Note: Monday 23 July 1973 New Arabella Srinagar Kashmir [New Arabella is a Houseboat owned by Gulam Nabi Sheikh in Dal Lake Kashmir (Google)] Manuscript…
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