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Pemberto Starlite 1950/60s
Photo: indalo
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Name plate for Starlite caravan 1950/60

Comment by: indalo on 2nd November 2010 at 09:36

The origanal name of the company was Eric-Norman ie. Rigby
brothers.

Comment by: BettyM on 19th September 2012 at 10:03

We had a Pemberton Starlite caravan. In fact, my Dad bought the one that was used for the Caravan Magazine review. It was a four-people touring van painted in Claret and Seagull Grey (exterior). It had a toilet cupboard (which no-one was allowed to use!), gas lighting, small cooker of twin burners and grill, a double bed and two singles, and curtains with matched floral material and tie backs. My parents bought it on my birthday in 1956 and it spent it's life in Seaton Devon and then in Towyn in Wales. Looking a bit dated it was scrapped in about 1972 and we were all so sorry to see it go!

Comment by: m woodier on 21st March 2013 at 01:14

Iam desperate to contact paul rigby son of rex and grandson
of eric arthur rigby due to adeath in the family

Comment by: John Rigby on 31st May 2014 at 22:23

I am John Rigby, Norman's son. The company was and is, under different ownership, Pemberton Caravans, based in Pemberton, Near Wigan, Lancs.

M woodier. My brother Martin was in touch with Rex, Eric's son and our cousin, so may know of Paul's whereabouts.

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