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

 

Signalman

Bert Harrison

 

Signalman

Gilbert Green

 

Signalman

Jack Trundley

 

Station Clerk

Mary Benstead

 

Station Porter

Jim Crowe

 

Jack Barrett

Linesman

 

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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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