The snowfall of 1963 – part 1

See here some incredible photos of the snowfall back in 1963.

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The factory skittles team

c. 1980. The Factory Skittles Team with the Leonard Maggs Cup.

L to R. Back row – Fred Perrott, Arthur Fuller, Royston Perrott, Arthur Bradbeer,

Front row – Roy Perrott Jun. Fred Bradbury, David Jenkins, George Young.

Wilts United Dairies 1947/8 Pantomime

Wilts United Dairies c. 1947/8 pantomime, L to R – P. Lowman, S. Northam, P. Northam, Shirley Northam, B. Northam, J. Leckie, R. Trickey, V. Weeks, J. Summers, A. Board, S. McKee, E(?) Alway.

Wilts United Dairies 1947/8 Pantomime Chorus

Wilts United Dairies c. 1947/8 pantomime chorus, L to R. – Y. Summers, A. Alway, K. Trickey, W. Ashton, W. Northam, ? Alway, R. Lowman, E. Hassan, J. Hawkins.

1922 and the calves become yearlings.

A year later in 1922 the calves have become yearlings, they are seen here behind the milk factory at Millhayes. Two old cars and an early Albion lorry can be seen in the background.

Milk factory staff of 1957/8 outside Taunton station.

c. 1957/8, staff from the milk factory outside Taunton Station en route to London for the annual two day re-union for long service staff, L to R.

Percy Pike, W. Bradford, Bill Griffiths, Bill Miller, Jack Jennings, Bill Alway, Bill Trickey, Kit Pike, Harry Trickey, George Northam, ?, ?, Bill Cload, Ernie Hole.

Milk factory staff in 1930’s.

A photograph of all the factory staff in the 1930s

Back row L to R. Bert Head, Frank Browning, Tom Lowman, ?, Mark Lowman, Bill Northam, Bert Bickle, George Northam, Frankie Masters, Dick Pooley, Reg Barton, Vic Bale.

2nd row – Sid Land, Jim Woodgate, ?, Bill Wotton, Percy Pike, Fred Trickey, Harry Towell,?, Red Lowman, Edgar Lowman, Bill Hutchings, Fred Cork , Ernie Best.

3rd row  Р?, Ern Lowman, Eli Lowman, Tom Bright, W. Guppy, Bill Cload, Bill Casley, Bert Marks, Percy Salter, Kath Curtis, ?, Chris Board, Bill Bennett, George Lowman, Bill Tricky, Jim Mitcham.

Sitting – Jack Exton, Harry Summers, Bill Griffiths, Hazel Wide, Ted Hassan, Bill Hole, Mr. Anderson, Sam Lutley, Bill Miller, Queenie Pring, Jack Jennings, Edward Lutley, John Webber.

On the ground – ? Ayres, Elsie Bendle, Phyll Lowman, Beat Osmond, ?, Kit Pike, Gwen Bennett.

Mr Hassan with a new fleeet of lorries.

c. 1950s Mr. Hassan the motor engineer by the garage for the lorries. A fleet of 14 Bedford lorries had just been purchased.

Early lorry stuck following a snowdrift.

An early lorry being dug out of a snowdrift, snow caused problems in the very early days.