was one of the founder members of The Side. He began at the
age of 14, and was taught by Mary
was a very quiet place when Bob was a lad, with very little
for youngsters to do. So, they decided to make their own
entertainment and approached Mary Shunn for help in forming
a Morris Team.
Practice was on a Wednesday night, as it always has been, with
music provided by Mary Shunn on the Piano. The Kings Arms
was their `local'. Lots of help was provided by the other
local Sides, especially in providing a music for public performances. It was some time before they had their own musician for public
performances in the form of the late Joe
Bob had a powerful singing voice, and was the balladeer of The
Side. He will be missed.