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Roy Charnock (front left) with work mates at British Leyland
Photo: r charnock
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c 1968. Roy Charnock until his death in 1981 was employed as a lathe turner making machine parts at British Leyland Truck and Bus Divsion in Leyland, a short ride up the M6 from Wigan.His nephew, Richard Garswood was also employed there, and his younger son Roy Charnock was first employed as a welder and riveter putting bodies on bus chassis' at a factory on Wigan Lane

Comment by: r charnock on 12th January 2010 at 19:24

The Bus factory on Wigan Lane was called Northern Counties.

Comment by: John Cooper on 1st December 2014 at 21:00

Mr Charnock made my dumbells from motor parts for me .I still use these today.Roger his son was A great friend At school

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