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Gaffneys workshop
Photo: Graham Parkinson
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Item #: 32625
My dad, Tom Parkinson, with his workmates at Gaffneys joinery workshop probably around 1980

Comment by: Thomas(Tom)Walsh. on 29th July 2020 at 23:31

Graham , nice to see a photograph of your Dad . He was a true gentleman kind and considerate.

Comment by: Brian on 30th July 2020 at 11:01

Where was Gaffneys ?

Comment by: cindy on 30th July 2020 at 16:02

I think Their office & maybe workshop was on the right hand side at the top of Ivy Brow, Also think it was an old pub called The Ivy.

Comment by: Dave Ashcroft on 1st August 2020 at 11:36

Gentleman in center of photo with glasses John Barton.

Comment by: Graham Parkinson on 1st August 2020 at 21:25

Dave, John Barton is the only one I remember from the time my dad worked there. How do you know him?

Comment by: Kathryn ashcroft on 2nd August 2020 at 14:17

John Barton was my dad, I remember him talking about Tommy Parkinson, your dad.In fact I have a vague memory that he and his wife came to our house in Up Holland for tea once.
David Ashcroft is my brother in law

Comment by: Graham Parkinson on 7th August 2020 at 21:16

Kathryn, thanks for your comments. I have a memory of your dad being a real gentleman. I know my dad was really proud to work alongside him and to know him as a friend.

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