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Manchester Road E14
L-R: Mrs Grace Bradbrook (1900-1976), Mr George Bradbrook (1898-1974), George Besant Smith (1873-1946), Dorothy Bradbrook (1921-1971). About 1939 at No. 13 Ship Street in the back yard. Mrs Bradbrook worked in Burrells before her marriage, as a waitress in the canteen. Mr G. Bradbrook’s family originated from Ipswich. He was born on the Island, was in the army (War Graves Commission), then had a job at Calders Wharf - a carman for a haulage firm, he brought in chemicals, coal and coke. George was an out and out cockney, a great story teller and lived in Manchester Road. Donated by R.Bradbrook