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Barwell’s, Black Horse Lane, Swavesey

History of Barwell's

Workers at Barwells who started retredding tyres in late 1920s.(Alan Lee Swavesey collection) From left: Dud Bishop, Stan Brooks, George prior, Bill Carrier, ??, Sam Bishop.

World War II Swavesey Home Guard in Barwell’s garden c1943.(Alan Lee Swavesey collection) Back row, left to right: George Pink, Arthur Prior, Hubert Hookham, Dennis Prior, Charlie Jennings, Eric Froment, Shirley Jenner, Cyril Simons, Cecil Whybrow, Dennis Froment, Bernie Prior, Fred Martin, Sunny Haden, Joe Froment, John Wilderspin, John Hodson. Middle row from left: Arthur Heffer, Fred Colson, Harold Bridgeford, Bob Berry, Den Robbins, John Bull, Tom Colson, Eddy Payne, Ray Turner, Tom Lewin, Alfred Hawkes, George Day, Don Froment, Ken Nightingale, Joe Spearmen, Matt Goldsborough, Derek Hookham, Ron Spearman, Benny Carter. Front from left: Bert Willis, Charlie Dean, Bill Savidge, Herbert Topham, Les Godfrey, Bill Deuce, Tome Savidge, Sid Wright, Captain Inglis, Ted Crowley, Joan Barwell, Morris Godfrey, Dennis Brooke, Reg Godfrey, Bill Carrier, Warren Wright.

Barwell Company staff gathering in 1950s in garden on Black Horse Lane. (Alan Lee Swavesey collection)


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