Willoughby area railway staff.

(photo courtesy of Mr Stan Ironmonger)
The station staff at Willoughby in the 1920`s
L to R back row....Tom Thorndike, signalman. George Ironmonger, platelayer.
Mr Kime, lengthman. Wally Chapman, coal merchant. Bert Fawcett, platelayer.

 L to R front row.....Harry Reed, signalman. Alf Jacklin, porter. Mr Kew, clerk.
Harry Hammond, stationmaster. Two unknown porters. Ted Newcombe, porter.

(both photos - courtesy of Lisa Philips)
Right ..Porter Eric Chapman pictured at Willoughby station,
Left..Lydia Hay who was a lady porter at Willoughby during the 2nd World War.

(photo - courtesy of Lisa Philips)
Another picture of Willoughby porter Eric Chapman watering a bed of double white stocks.
Willoughby station regularly won awards in the "Best Kept Station" competition.

(photo - courtesy of Lisa Philips)
Tessa, the station masters dog at Willoughby. She was said to
"chase all the sparrows off the platform edges."

(photo - courtesy Clive Ironmonger)
Mr. George Ironmonger - Relief Crossing Keeper
at ELR crossing No. 78 at Hanby Lane Willoughby

(photo - courtesy Clive Ironmonger)
Crossing House No. 79 at Dauber Lane Willoughby

(photo courtesy of Mr Stan Ironmonger)
George Ironmonger, Charlie Scales, Bert Fawcett, Dave(Dickie) Cartwright and Tom Wilson working
as Lengthmen on the East Lincolnshire line near Willoughby in the 1930`s

(photo courtesy of Mr Stan Ironmonger)
Tom Wilson, Dickie Cartwright and George Ironmonger with
their Dutch hoes, used for weeding the cess, again near
Willoughby in the late 1930`s.