British Tokens, Tickets and Passes

British Tokens, Tickets and Passes (2 October 2013) Catalogue Cover

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David Brandon Griffiths

David Brandon Griffiths

David Griffiths was born in Conway, North Wales, on 8 November 1940, moving to London when he was five. Like many expatriates, he became very keen to retain his links with his mother country, and in addition to representing it at athletics in sprint events, he realised how interesting it was to link...
Robinson S Brown, Jr

Robinson S Brown, Jr

Born in Louisville, Kentucky, on 6 May 1917, Robinson Swearingen Brown Jr, or 'Robbie' to his many friends, was the grandson of George Garvin Brown (1846-1917), a pharmaceutical salesman who, with his half-brother John Thompson Street Brown Jr, established J.T.S. Brown & Bro., whiskey blenders a...
George Berry

George Berry

George Berry was born in Oldham, Lancashire on 18 October 1928, the younger of two sons of George Ingham Berry, a Congregational church minister who had seen service in the trenches in World War I, and his wife Ethel, nee Gill, a schoolteacher. In 1933 the family moved to the Liverpool suburb of Sea...
Peter Mann

Peter Mann

Peter George Hubert Mann was born on 30 May 1932 in Kuala Lumpur of colonial parents. He left for England with his Mother and sister just before the Japanese invasion. His Father remained at his post and was imprisoned in Changi prison.Peter joined the junior King’s School, Canterbury, in 1938...