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George Horton was my Granddad. He was the porter ay Guinness Buildings from before the War up until the old blocks were demolished. He used to sweep the grounds every day with a great big broom. He called it his yard broom and I always though it was because it was three feet across. My brother and I...
- Wed Jun 28, 2017 2:53 pm
- Forum: Docklands and Waterways
- Topic: Tooley Street area Wharfs
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My Dad, Bill Voss was a blacksmith at Hays Wharf in Tooley Street in the 1950s and 60s. He is shown on the left of the photo with all his colleagues from the Blacksmiths shop. You can still see some of his iron work on some of the older buildings in the Tooley Street area.