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by Brian Thornley
May 2015
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Friday, 24 September 2010

Albert Hopwood

This article appeared in Ashton Brothers quarterly publication A.B.C Magazine at Christmas 1920. It features a photo of John Hopwoods Grandad , Albert Hopwood.. John , as you may be aware, is a large contributer to this blog , supplying us with endless excellent photographs and ephemera.

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Up until the World War II Albert Hopwood had a barbers shop which was located next to the Shepherds Call pub on Market Street. This was destroyed by the Tower Street bomb which claimed the life of two small boys Harold Leah, aged 3 and his Brother Thomas Leah aged 5.

1 comment:

Tom said...

EXCELLENT.. you must be very proud John... and thanks for sharing it here... It would be our pleasure to feature others on here.... all you need to do id write a few words and include a picture or two.. It is alway great to show off to the world our well respected past Hydonians