Kay Ashton, 60 of Sheffield with her 1920’s Christmas tree. For copy see RPYTREE: A South Yorkshire gran has followed in family tradition ‚Äî and decorated the Christmas tree which has been in her family for 94 years. Kay Ashton was not even born when her grandmother, Elizabeth Naylor, bought the tree from Woolworths in 1920, to celebrate the first Christmas of son William. But Kay has heard the stories about how it survived being blown across a room during the Blitz and remained unscathed after it was blown into a Fireplace during the gales which hit the region in 1962.

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