Arthur Methuen Ribbands (1899-1981)
Arthur was born on 12th December 1899 in Martham as the seventh child of Samuel Charles Ribbands & Susannah, nee Ward. He grew up living with his parents at Black Street and attended the village school from 1903 to 1909.
In 1926 he married Edith Helen Simmons the daughter of Elijah Simmons & Edith Ellen Flowerdew in Great Yarmouth. They had three children: Derek born in 1927; Cynthia born in 1931 and Moyra in 1935.
Arthur was a postman in about 1920 and worked out of the old Post Office which is now a private house at 26 Repps Road. Later he became a hairdresser and barber.