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1965-1974

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1965
Norah   Dane, a teacher, was elected chairman. She was the daughter of the first   Mayor of Ilford, Alderman F.H. Dane.
1967
Fire   destroyed Barking Central Library in Ripple Road. The Society had met there   since World War II. Abbey Hall, Axe Street, provided a temporary meeting   place.
1970
Norah   Dane resigned as chairman.
1971
Madge   Carter elected chairman.
1974 October
Opening   of new central library – Society began to meet in its lecture theatre.






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