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The Purples, Coalway

The Purples

The girls who worked at The Purples nursery in the 1950’s.

Back row 1.Mrs Lancaster 2.Mrs Sylvia Howells
Middle row 1.Gladys Beddis nee Eddie 2. 3.Mrs Ivy Delaney
Front row 1.Bernice Powles 2. Rene Thomas 3.

Royston Pritchard added (June 2013): "... A coincidence that has come to mind is that Bernice's husband Tom drove the first electric crane at Bixhead and Rene's husband Jack drove the overhead crane at the stone firms near Cannop ponds".

Thanks also to Kim Powles.

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