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Stringfellows Removals   Views: 1500
Stringfellows Staff   Comments: 12
Photo: Ray Smyth   Item #: 29993  
Stringfellows Staff
  Stringfellow Bros Management and Staff. I know the names of the 2 curly haired gentlemen in the
centre of the picture, on the left of centre is
Tommy Lloyd (RIP), and Norman Higham on the right. Picture is courtesy of Norman Higham.

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Comments by Jack, 15th December 2017  
I remember their vans.Painted on the side was a bridge with the slogan A bridge between two homes.

Comments by . Ozymandias ., 15th December 2017  
" Stringfellow Bros, The Bridge Between Two Homes ". I well remember seeing that logo on the side of their pantechnicons. I don't recognise any of the faces on this photo Ray, but I recall their yard was by the side of the canal on the old original Woodhouse lane. I'm pretty sure they were bought out by Pickfords Removals. If I said in the mid eighties, that would be a mere guess. What year would this have been taken Ray, any idea?.

Comments by Ray, 15th December 2017  
Jack...I have just posted a picture of one of Stringfellows
furniture vans. I cant spell pantechnicon, so I have called it a furniture van, with the slogan on the bodywork. Ray.

Comments by Ray Smyth, 15th December 2017  
Ozy...Tommy Lloyd, curly hair, and just left of centre was a
neighbour, so I knew him fairly well, Its probably 10 years
since he passed away. I think the photo is late 1970s. Have
a squint at the Leyland PS1 pantechnicon that I have posted.


Comments by . Ozymandias ., 15th December 2017  
I'd be most interested to learn the identity of the lad on the extreme right on the middle row, as he bears a striking resemblance to a lad from Beech Hill that I used to work with at Ravenhead brickworks in Upholland. His name was Billy Regan, or ' Billy Brick ' as he was more commonly referred to. This would have been between '82 and '89, so if this shot was taken late 70's say, then there's a slim chance that it could possibly be the same chap.

Regards. Ozy.

Comments by Jack, 16th December 2017  
Thanks for that Ray.

Comments by Ray Smyth, 16th December 2017  
Ozy...I have just spoken to Norman Higham, but he cant recall the name of the gadgy extreme right, centre row.
However, he said that yer man was the T&G Union Man. Ray

Comments by jont65, 16th December 2017  
Im sure the bloke referred to as Norman Higham is brother Jack
The bloke at the back second from right is Herbert Stringfellow i think he was son of the owner

Comments by Ray Smyth, 16th December 2017  
Jont65...Norman Higham is the chap with curly hair, and a
moustache, stood in front of the lady wearing glasses. Are
you referring to the "Union Rep",far right, centre row.
Norman Higham was stood beside me just 5 hours ago, and he
identified himself on the picture. Ray.

Comments by jont 65, 17th December 2017  holland 
Ray on looking closer yes you are right that is Norman i think thats his brother Jack ti next to him

Comments by bill parr, 2nd March 2018  
Hi Ray
Re stringfellows I can confirm that Pickford did move onto the site near the sharp right hand bend that leadsup to shevington and the union man is Frank Dooley the TGWU Wigan sec. sadly no longer with us

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