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75 YEARS AGO
Mr and Mrs H. A. Bessant and their 18-year-old daughter – a shorthand typist – eat, sleep and live in this garage in Wavendon Avenue, Barton-on-Sea. Its size is 16ft by 10ft.
The family bought a plot of land for £176 and, having nowhere to go, Mr Bessant set about building a home for himself and his family.