The Minchins in COLOUR As a keen photographer, Vic Riding was on hand to record the Minchins during the formative post-War years. For much of this period his cameras included a Minolta and a Durst Automatica and he invested in colour film. Hence this priceless album. Naturally the majority of images are of Peggy and their three children but, when the opportunity arose, he
Eureka! Precious Photos discovered in Loft Even four years after the war, British life was still dominated by the ration book. So when the Minchins brought a touch of glamour to Bourton one summer’s day in 1949, it was an event well worth documenting. As Peggy Minchin and Vic Riding married, one of their friends made a careful photographic record, from their arrival
Victor Riding 1919-1982 Husband of Peggy, father of Julie, Sally and Simon Vic Riding was a man of infinite charm who combined a gift for friendship with a sense of fun. That made him a wonderful addition to the Minchin family when he joined it through marriage to Peggy, at the altar of St Lawrence’s church, Bourton. RAF Little Rissington. Where it all began.