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Offline twilightgirl

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Can anyone help
« on: Monday 27 July 15 20:24 BST (UK) »
I am tying to find out about somewhere my grandad a used to work for maybe as a driver we think it was called hennebique ?  We also like to try find out about a Woodyard he owned we where told or worked at with maybe his brother in law (Ben ) grandad a was Harold Howarth the wood yard mum always thought was his on armley road she remembers big gets that they used to go in to to get to it..  It's very hard as we don't know much really but have found out more of the names of his family as he never talked about it but mum wants to know anything she can many thanks

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Re: Can anyone help
« Reply #1 on: Monday 27 July 15 22:22 BST (UK) »
What is the timescale and what area?
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Re: Can anyone help
« Reply #2 on: Tuesday 28 July 15 04:05 BST (UK) »
Hennebique was the name of a local pre mix concrete delivery company.
Harold Howarth, could he be the founder of Howarth Timber? (Forest Products)
This would be Leeds West Yorkshire area.
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« Reply #3 on: Tuesday 28 July 15 04:38 BST (UK) »
A quick google search came up with a similar question on another forum:

http://secretleeds.com/viewtopic.php?t=5075

(Even has a photo of a very large truck)