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Offline Paul Crook

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Fairey Aviation, Hayes WW2
« on: Thursday 09 August 18 12:32 BST (UK) »
Hi

Trying to put together a  bit of detail re a relative of my wife's. I believe he worked for Fairey in the early part of WW2 before going to Vickers shortly before they were bombed at Brooklands in September 1940. I have been told that the Hayes factory was also attacked but I can't find out anything about it. Does any know anything further about this.

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Paul

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Re: Fairey Aviation, Hayes WW2
« Reply #1 on: Thursday 09 August 18 12:38 BST (UK) »
The local archives might be able to help:

http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/a?_ref=354

There might be something here:

http://middx.net/articles/lowfly.htm
Howard , Viney , Kingsman, Pain/e, Rainer/ Rayner, Barham, George, Wakeling (Catherine), Vicary (Frederick)   all LDN area/suburbs  Ottley/ MDX,
Henman/ KNT   Gandy/LDN before 1830  Burgess/LDN
Barham/SFK   Rainer/CAN (Toronto) Gillians/CAN  Sturgeon/CAN (Vancouver)
Bailey/LDN Page/KNT   Paling/WA (var)



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Re: Fairey Aviation, Hayes WW2
« Reply #2 on: Thursday 09 August 18 12:41 BST (UK) »
Thanks nanny jan

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Re: Fairey Aviation, Hayes WW2
« Reply #3 on: Thursday 09 August 18 13:15 BST (UK) »
Have you looked to see if the bombing appears on here
http://bombsight.org/#15/51.5037/-0.4243
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Re: Fairey Aviation, Hayes WW2
« Reply #4 on: Thursday 09 August 18 18:01 BST (UK) »
Fairey's aviation business was absorbed by Westland - and then subsequent mergers and acquisitions. However a bit of searching might enable you to find out if their archives survive, and where.
Simons Barrett Jaffray Waugh Langdale Heugh Meade Garnsey Evans Vazie Mountcure Glascodine Parish Peard Smart Dobbie Sinclair....
in Stirlingshire, Roxburghshire; Bucks; Devon; Somerset; Northumberland; Carmarthenshire; Glamorgan

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Re: Fairey Aviation, Hayes WW2
« Reply #5 on: Friday 10 August 18 00:11 BST (UK) »
Thanks for the replies- I'll check the map and archives asap.

Thanks

Paul

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Re: Fairey Aviation, Hayes WW2
« Reply #6 on: Friday 10 August 18 15:33 BST (UK) »
There is a group on Facebook....Hayes, Hillingdon & Uxbridge, Past and Present....which often posts photos of Fairey Aviation. You might get some help from them.

I lived in the area for about 10 years when I was a child (1950s); Fairey Aviation, EMI and Nestles were very familiar names.
Howard , Viney , Kingsman, Pain/e, Rainer/ Rayner, Barham, George, Wakeling (Catherine), Vicary (Frederick)   all LDN area/suburbs  Ottley/ MDX,
Henman/ KNT   Gandy/LDN before 1830  Burgess/LDN
Barham/SFK   Rainer/CAN (Toronto) Gillians/CAN  Sturgeon/CAN (Vancouver)
Bailey/LDN Page/KNT   Paling/WA (var)



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Re: Fairey Aviation, Hayes WW2
« Reply #7 on: Friday 10 August 18 22:40 BST (UK) »
Thanks nanny jan

Paul