When James was a young man of 13 years he kept a little diary of his life on the farm in the years 1914/15/16.
Mr Richardson was a quiet man who enjoyed reading and his daughter said she thought he would have liked having his little work published.
I have certainly enjoyed transcribing it.
James parents Mr and Mrs T Richardson working in the dairy at Manor Farm
Photograph with kind permission of Libby Belly daughter of Frank Richardson