Christine started full time work on leaving school aged 15 at Wharfe Mill, Sowerby Bridge as a Cone Winder. She has had jobs consecutively, apart from a pregnancy leave, at Berry Mills, Barkisland. Close Lee Home for children with phycological problems and, Broom Close Home with adults with learning disabilities, both in Rastrick, for Calderdale Council Social Services. Landlady of Dusty Miller public house, Hove Edge, Brighouse. Bargain Booz, Elland. For the last 14 years at Sainsburys, Brighouse. A working life of fifty-two years.

I am truly in awe of my fabulous wife.