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Reminiscences of local folk ripple once again

MALC RIPLEY has some more photographs – two of them – to share featuring local people from a bygone era:

MALC RIPLEY has some more photographs to share featuring local people:
Alison Hall party 1936

1. This first is a scan of a cutting from a local newspaper. It depicts a party or some celebration, date not known (guessed at around 1936). Venue – The Alison Hall on St Augustine’s Gate (now the Zaika Indian restaurant).

Some known people are:- front row – second from the left, Coun. J E Tinkler, being the Hedon Borough Mayor in 1938-39 and a JP, second from right, front Fred Sharpe, who had a cycle repair shop (also sold confectionery), at the end of row, W D Mendham, Blacksmith and Founder of the Engineers Mendham & Son before (Walter Jnr). They finished their days, under Grandson Ian’s guidance, at Saltend.

Back row , extreme right is Jack Taylor, who was a Plumber with his ‘shop’ in the former Sun Inn yard (St Augustine’s Gate). Also included – Joe And Elizabeth Abblett, Mrs Audrey Sharpe, Mrs Barrett, and Mrs Dean – on J Taylor’s right.

2. Photo of Shell Mex & BP Ltd (Saltend) cricket team of 1946-47.
Cricket team 1946-47

Back L to R:-
Arthur Ripley, George Ducker, Alan Harrison, Unknown, Ken Haywood, who still lives in Bilton, now aged 92, Unknown, Harry Hindley, Fred Ribee (Umpire), Arthur Charlton.

From front L to R,
Half of him is missing – Harry Scarah, Charlie Crooks and Dick Willingham.

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