Mr H L Saward

Station Master

Mr H L Saward


Station Master

Mr F A Jordon


Mr R B L Hodge

Station Master

Mr R B L Hodge


Wolferton Station

Station Master

Edmund Skillings



Bert Harrison



Gilbert Green



Jack Trundley


Station Clerk

Mary Benstead


Station Porter

Jim Crowe


Jack Barrett



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Jack Barrett Linesman 1912 - 1962


Pearl Barker Clerk 1955

Jack at work along the line

King's Lynn to Hunstanton

Jack at home in Wolferton

with 2 of his 5 prized goats


Linesman Jack Jubilee Barrett

Born 1897 (Queen Victoria’s Jubilee Year)

Education Heacham

Jack started as assistant porter at Heacham before coming to live in Wolferton.  After his marriage he became a linesman checking points and rail fixings.  Covering Kings Lynn  to Hunstanton.  One of his duties was to lay the red carpet to the station door before each royal visit.  Retired whilst at Wolferton in 1962.

Mr Barrett ‘Departed’ in 1971

Information supplied by his daughter
Joan Doughty of South Wootton




Jack's home at Wolferton pictured on the left.

One of four cottages built by the Great Eastern Railway Company

known as ' Railway Villa's '



The other two Railway Villa's as they are today

pictured here in 2010


Pictures from the Richard Brown collection

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