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by Steven Cole
Sat Aug 03, 2019 11:16 am
Forum: Bereavement
Topic: GODFREY PANKHURST (WT - CRANBROOK)
Replies: 3
Views: 211

Thanksgiving Service

Dave Waspe emailed me yesterday to say he has seen a Facebook posting with details of a Thanksgiving Service for Goff as follows: "We will be celebrating the life of my precious husband, with a Thanksgiving Service on Friday 16th August at 2.30pm at Kerith Community Church Bracknell RG12 1EH. All we...
by Steven Cole
Mon Jul 29, 2019 12:17 pm
Forum: Bereavement
Topic: GODFREY PANKHURST (WT - CRANBROOK)
Replies: 3
Views: 211

GODFREY PANKHURST (WT - CRANBROOK)

t is with regret to announce that Dave Waspe contacted me yesterday to advise that Godfrey Pankhurst died on Friday 26th July 2019 after a long fight with cancer. No other details are known at this stage. Godfrey, seen here in the middle, taken at Keith Hayward's retirement. http://www.dtels.org/for...
by Steven Cole
Fri May 10, 2019 10:25 am
Forum: Bereavement
Topic: STANLEY BURNINGHAM (CWT - CHEVELEY)
Replies: 2
Views: 135

Funeral Details

The funeral will be held at West Suffolk Crematorium and Cemetery St Edmund's Chapel on Tuesday 21st May 2019 commencing 11:00 hrs. Afterwards a wake will be held at the co-located Meadow Café and those who knew "Brum" and would like to pay their respects are welcome to attend. Crematorium Website
by Steven Cole
Mon May 06, 2019 5:44 pm
Forum: Bereavement
Topic: STANLEY BURNINGHAM (CWT - CHEVELEY)
Replies: 2
Views: 135

Post Recollections Article

An brief article on "Brum" sent in by Bob Swann has been on this web site in the post recollections section for around fourteen years, please click this link to view
by Steven Cole
Mon May 06, 2019 5:20 pm
Forum: Bereavement
Topic: STANLEY BURNINGHAM (CWT - CHEVELEY)
Replies: 2
Views: 135

STANLEY BURNINGHAM (CWT - CHEVELEY)

It is with regret to announce that Chris Clarke contacted me today to advise that Stanley Burningham, a former CWT at Cheveley Depot, passed away peacefully on Saturday 4th May aged 95. The following text is from his daughter, Hayley, who also worked at Cheveley. "Stanley Burningham better known as ...
by Steven Cole
Wed May 01, 2019 2:24 pm
Forum: Bereavement
Topic: NORMAN BURGE (SHAPWICK)
Replies: 0
Views: 358

NORMAN BURGE (SHAPWICK)

It is with regret to announce that Liz Twose recently contacted me to advise that Norman Burge died the week before last aged 89. There will be a memorial service held at Ashcott Church on Friday 3rd May at 2pm for those that would like to pay their respects.
by Steven Cole
Wed May 01, 2019 2:16 pm
Forum: Bereavement
Topic: BARRY MORRIS (CWT - HEADQUARTERS)
Replies: 2
Views: 593

Comments from John Perry

Just trawling through site and noticed the death of Barry Morris. Barry was always a joy to work with at Weyhill having not lost that working touch that so many of the employees lost when they achieved promotion. Another side of him not many knew about was that he became one of my assistants during ...
by Steven Cole
Thu Apr 18, 2019 5:02 pm
Forum: Bereavement
Topic: BILL BELLWOOD (SWT - MIDDLESBROUGH DETACHMENT)
Replies: 0
Views: 375

BILL BELLWOOD (SWT - MIDDLESBROUGH DETACHMENT)

It is with regret to announce that Ron Suddes contacted me today to advise that Bill Bellwood, a former SWT at Middlesbrough Detachment, died on 10th April 2019 aged 82. The following is an extract from The Northern Echo: "BELLWOOD April 10 at home with his loving family at his side, Robert William ...
by Steven Cole
Thu Mar 21, 2019 5:27 pm
Forum: Bereavement
Topic: JOHN JARVIS (CWT - CHEVELEY)
Replies: 2
Views: 321

John Jarvis Funeral

Image

Chris Clarke, Hayley O’Neil and Mick Stimson reminiscing about our days at Cheveley Depot

Funeral Service Sheet(PDF)
by Steven Cole
Thu Mar 07, 2019 7:38 am
Forum: Bereavement
Topic: JOHN JARVIS (CWT - CHEVELEY)
Replies: 2
Views: 321

Funeral

The funeral is to be held at the Abbey Chapel Crematorium, Bury St Edmunds, IP28 6RR on Wednesday 20th March 2019 at 13.30 hrs. The family have requested no flowers but donations to The Alzheimer’s Society would be welcomed. John's granddaughter has a webpage (Teela's Page) on www.justgiving.com whi...
by Steven Cole
Tue Mar 05, 2019 7:54 am
Forum: Bereavement
Topic: JOHN JARVIS (CWT - CHEVELEY)
Replies: 2
Views: 321

JOHN JARVIS (CWT - CHEVELEY)

It is with regret to announce that Chris Clarke contacted me yesterday to advise that John Jarvis, a former CWT at Cheveley Depot, died on 3rd March 2019. He leaves a wife, Debbie. No other details are known at this stage.
by Steven Cole
Mon Feb 18, 2019 4:18 pm
Forum: Bereavement
Topic: VIC FLOWERS (CWT - MARLEY HILL)
Replies: 1
Views: 489

RSGB Article

My grateful thanks go to Mike Brain for drawing attention to a tribute by Vic's daughter, Angela Taylor, published by the Radio Society of Great Britain on 19th September 2018. To view click the link below.

RSGB Website
by Steven Cole
Wed Jan 30, 2019 2:21 pm
Forum: Bereavement
Topic: GEORGE SMITH (SWT - TAVISTOCK SUB-DEPOT)
Replies: 0
Views: 423

GEORGE SMITH (SWT - TAVISTOCK SUB-DEPOT)

It is with regret to announce that Ted Cornish recently sent me an email to advise that George Smith died at his home in Plymouth on 30th November 2018. No other details are known. It is understood that George was based at Tavistock for the duration of his service with the Directorate.
by Steven Cole
Sat Dec 01, 2018 8:30 am
Forum: Depots and Outstations
Topic: Cranbrook
Replies: 16
Views: 6205

Re: Cranbrook

Thanks for your recollection Dave it paints a good picture of depot/outstation manning and some of the duties at that period of time. You are correct there was no EO, for some reason I had thought Miss Robson who was at Romsley Depot when I started in 1970 was at that grade but am now reminded she w...
by Steven Cole
Fri Nov 30, 2018 7:20 am
Forum: Depots and Outstations
Topic: Cranbrook
Replies: 16
Views: 6205

Re: Cranbrook

Thanks for your input Dave. For Tim's information the clerical positions at Depots were usually held by females when I joined in 1970 and were Administrative Assistant (AA) or Administrative Officer (AO) plus Executive Officer (EO). It was rare to find one in a technical capacity other than at Maint...