September 1, 1934

On this day in south west Hertfordshire

On this day in south west Hertfordshire

First published in News Watford Observer: Photograph of the Author by , Nostalgia Editor

Aylesbury Borough Fire Brigade were called out last week to rescue a parrot from some telegraph wires in the Market Square.

A large crowd watched half-a-dozen men but just as the ladder was being placed in position, the bird gave a sardonic chuckle and flew away.

[From the Watford Observer of September 1, 1934]

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