Cecily Taylor

TAYLOR, Cecily. b. Coulsdon, Surrey, 25 March 1930. She was evacuated during the war, and enjoyed what she calls a ‘considerably varied’ primary school career, attending six schools by the age of twelve. She worshipped in the local Anglican Church, but returned after the war to her home, where she was introduced to a Congregational youth group by a friend. At the age of 17 she joined the church and remained in membership for 40 years. There also she met her husband, and was involved in church activities, including the Worship Committee. In the 1960s, she was beginning to write poetry, and through this she met a couple who were wardens of a Quaker Meeting House. She retained her membership...

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