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My first job was a van lad at wiggys my driver was called Willis South anyone else know any ?

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I had 2 cousins who were both drivers at wigfalls,David and Barry Martin.

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My first job was a van lad at wiggys my driver was called Willis South anyone else know any ?

He was my uncle.

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He was my uncle.

 

He was a smashing guy to work with but hes getting on a bit now i bet

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He was my uncle.

 

Did Willis live in Ditchingham Street ?

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He was a smashing guy to work with but hes getting on a bit now i bet

He sadly died last year. But you are right he was one of the nicest men you could meet.

 

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Did Willis live in Ditchingham Street ?

Yes he did. He was the younger brother of my mum Irene.

Edited by hobinfoot

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He sadly died last year. But you are right he was one of the nicest men you could meet.

 

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Yes he did. He was the younger brother of my mum Irene.

 

Lovely man was Willis South i knew him from Wigfalls at Mowbray Street where i also worked. Very sorry to hear of his passing :(

 

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was that from the bottom of spital hill

 

No you`re thinking of Walker Street. Willis South worked at Mowbray Street :)

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I can remember two drivers there around the early seventies time, there was an old boy who smoked a pipe and brought a little brown dog along with him just can not remember his name, the other guy was called Phil he had long hair aged about 30 and always wore some shaded dark glasses both of them were on the vans fetching in washing machines and hoovers back to the walker street depot.

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I can remember two drivers there around the early seventies time, there was an old boy who smoked a pipe and brought a little brown dog along with him just can not remember his name, the other guy was called Phil he had long hair aged about 30 and always wore some shaded dark glasses both of them were on the vans fetching in washing machines and hoovers back to the walker street depot.

 

Hey up shogun did you get Niel El**d on thread from Grimesthorpe ?

 

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Just remembered another guy Dave Frisby he kept birds of prey took me to see them once on an extended lunch break lol ....

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He sadly died last year. But you are right he was one of the nicest men you could meet.

 

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Yes he did. He was the younger brother of my mum Irene.

Wasn`t he a twin?

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Wasn`t he a twin?

No My uncles john and Robert were twins they're his younger brothers.

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