Parksville resident one of the first to get motorcycle licence in Alberta

102-year-old Nelly Godwin lives at Halliday House in Parksville

  • Nov. 5, 2013 7:00 p.m.

NELLY HAS A LAUGH: 102-year-old Ellen ‘Nelly’ Godwin laughs uproariously at newspaper clipping from Edmonton Journal dated June 30

NELLY HAS A LAUGH: 102-year-old Ellen ‘Nelly’ Godwin laughs uproariously at newspaper clipping from Edmonton Journal dated June 30, 1976, detailing how the young firecracker was only the second woman in Alberta at the time to attain her motorcycle licence. That’s her on her single cylinder Harley Davidson. Nelly lives at Halliday House in Parksville. See related story in Sports.

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