Throwback Thursday: Tell us about this Langley farmer

Our weekly contest asks people to caption photos from Langley’s past.

Each week, Langley Advance readers are invited to submit a suggested caption – factual or funny – for the historic Langley picture published in the paper Aug. 10, 2017. Submit through story link below. One lucky reader wins a gift certificate from the Cora restaurant on the Langley Bypass.

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Last week’s photo (Aug. 10, 2017) was was of a picnic next to Willoughby Hall in Jack Bray’s field in the 1940s. Reader Alice Johnson identified some of the people in the photo, including Annie Constable in the foreground, and Mrs. Straw on the right.

Some other excellent suggestions included Eileen Butler’s “The wedding brunch received a rating of 2/10” and Lesley Barker’s “Smile, you are on Candid Camera.”

Click HERE to submit your suggestion for the Aug. 10, 2017 photo.

Contest rules:

Preference is given to Langley residents. Entrants must be 19 or older. The winner will be selected by a random draw of all entries. The contest is not open to employees of the Langley Advance nor Black Press.

Winner will be notified by email and must pick up the prize as offered at the Langley Advance office, 6375 202nd Street.

The Langley Advance reserves the right to reject entries deemed unsuitable, libelous or otherwise objectionable. Please keep entries suitable for a family newspaper.

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