Memories of Smithfield Goods Depot, London, 1959 - 1962

Made:
1959-1962
maker:
Hansford, Michael Robert William

This paper is a personal record of Mike Hansford’s employment and experiences as a Junior Clerk at the Smithfield Depot offices from 1959 until 1962, when the depot closed and of the day today working. He recalls fond memories of some of his clerical colleagues and the various depot staff at all levels that he had the good fortune to work with at the start of his railway career.

He details some of the day to day trials and tribulations of certain traffics and includes some humorous anecdotes. This is admittedly only a snapshot of the depot’s long history up to the end of its working life providing an insight into the everyday tasks and responsibilities of those who made it work during his time there.

A typed 25 page document.

Details

Extent:
1 document
Identifier:
HANS
Subject:
Railways and Railway Workers
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