Elaine Harris was the Post Mistress at the Spencers Wood Post Office before it became the One Stop.

For a definitive account of the earlier years of the Post Office see the article in Our Village of Spencers Wood by Sheila Davis, herself the Post Mistress between 1971 and 1993 and chapter 7, The Post Office: update by Patricia Green in More from Our Village of Spencers Wood.

To listen to Elaine’s story, her account of what it means to be part of the community and how she and her family came to live in Spencers Wood, click the play button below.

portrait of elaine harris spencers wood post mistress

Photograph by Spencers Wood portrait photographer Simon Kemp