June 17th 1912


To visit the works and shop of Horace Batten the Bootmaker Ltd is a fascinating and remarkable experience. Meeting the man himself and hearing his life story and that of the business is even more so. Horace Batten, will be a 102 in June and yet he has the incredible ability to remember in detail so much of what has happened over the years, he makes a mockery of most of us who are half his age!
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