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by Vreagh
Thu Sep 05, 2019 9:03 pm
Forum: Docklands and Waterways
Topic: Grand Surrey Canal
Replies: 19
Views: 6888

Re: Grand Surrey Canal

A ex canal side pub still exist at Portland Rd South Norwood. Its called The Jolly Sailor which is a strange name for a land locked pub until the canal is remembered.
by Vreagh
Thu Sep 05, 2019 8:54 pm
Forum: Transport
Topic: HATCHERS TRANSPORT
Replies: 5
Views: 2297

Re: HATCHERS TRANSPORT

In the sixties I drove for Brooks & Walker. We had several ex Hatchers drivers from the horses. They said one of the reasons the horses were kept so long ,was to ease the obtaining of B licences which were difficult to obtain at that time. Hatchers would claim a new B licence because they were l...

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