I am a PhD student in the Faculty of Law at the University of Cambridge. Part of my research is looking at the people who drove Greenham’s cement-mixer lorries and, in particular, at events in the 1960s. Some people who drove these lorries were employees of Greenham; others were self-employed lorry drivers. Both kinds of driver are relevant to my research, as are any managers to whom they reported. In case it helps to jog anyone’s memory, one particular event that I am researching happened on the day of The Great Train Robbery, on 8 August 1963.
You can contact me via my University email, which is gevm2 [at} cam (dot) ac [dot] uk ; or you can telephone me via either my mobile 07761 656454 or my landline 01223 812862. If you prefer you can write to me at my college address: Darwin College, University of Cambridge, Silver Street, Cambridge, CB3 9EU.
I will be most grateful for any help that you can give me. Thank you.
Guy Mulley LLB(Hons), MSc
PhD candidate, Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge.
Pictured: Gaetano Manzi, 1920s – by kind permission of Eugene Manzi I met Eugene Manzi at one of Primrose Hill’s many patisserie/coffee shops, this one (or was it the place next door?) stocked with a minimalist display of startlingly coloured cupcakes. … Continue reading →
2013 Hair and Beauty History: GROCER Christopher Loughmon 1861 GROCER & POST OFFICE RECEIVING HOUSE, MONEY ORDER OFFICE & SAVINGS BANK 1865-1986/87 Christopher Loughmon 1865-1881 Frederick Rouse 1889 Philip Syms 1895 William Kenny 1901 Joseph Tomlinson & Son 1905 Thomas Morgan 1920 Sydney Murphy 1922 Henry … Continue reading →
2013 Café History: CONFECTIONER Thomas Masters 1855-60 This was the first confectioner in Primrose Hill. Many others have been and gone in all the local streets. CONFECTIONER John Miller 1860-65 “ Mrs Mary Miller 1865-75 “ John Marshall 1880-85 DRESSMAKER Mrs Ada Fooks 1890 CONFECTIONER … Continue reading →
2013 Pottery History: BUTCHER Robert Turner 1871-1922 “ James Turner 1929-30 The words ‘TURNER’ and ‘BUTCHER’ are still just visible in green-and-white tile frames on the outside of the shop. Some internal features are intact: the cashier’s wooden booth, a large area of white tiles and the meat rail … Continue reading →
Private house since the 1970s History: BOOT AND SHOE MAKER Thomas Holmes 1865-82 DRESSMAKER Miss Marian Brown 1889 DRESSMAKERS 1895-1922 Misses Clara, Ellen & Florence Brown MILLINERS 1929-30 Misses Ellen & Florence Brown DRAPER Mrs Constance Selby 1940 “ Miss Margaret Wilson 1945 “ John Wilson 1950 “ Charles Mobbs … Continue reading →
No. 53 is the entrance to St. George’s Mews. History: Over the years the accommodation over the entrance appears to have been home to various artisans who had workshops or stables behind in the mews. LIVERY STABLES Frederick Fince 1855 Retired … Continue reading →