R.A.O.B (Buffs) Foresters lodge at Coalway.
The Buffs met at the Crown
Inn at Coalway which is where this photo was probably taken. The Buffs
later moved to the "Britt" (Britannia Inn) at Coalway.
Back Row (Row 3) : 1 Frederick Lambert , 2 Mr Hinton (landlord Masons Arms, Coleford) , 3 Don Watson , 4 John ? Kear, 5, 6 Sidney Dowler, 7 , 8 Ken Kear.
Middle Row (Row 2: 1 John Williams, 2 Harold Williams 3 Tony Williams , 4 Tom Prout, son in law of the licensee.
Front Row (Row 1): 1 George Holland, 2 (slightly back with glasses) Harold T Kear, 3 Fred J Williams, 4 Ernest Barnfield,
Fred's son, Harold Williams, kept the Bird-in-Hand at Broadwell until October 1967. Harold T Kear was the Jeweller in Gloucester Road, Coleford
Thanks also to Julie Young, Luke Williams, David Dowler and Mike "Knuckle" Burns..
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