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Re: Identification of person in photo please
« Reply #18 on: Monday 06 July 20 18:54 BST (UK) »
Another pic of Barry Bucknell  :-\
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Re: Identification of person in photo please
« Reply #19 on: Tuesday 07 July 20 03:21 BST (UK) »
Thank you all for the interest. Sorry no prizes for correct guess!!

The person to whom this photo belonged was a water keeper on the River Test in Hampshire. As part of his job he had taken this person dry fly fishing for trout. I know this photo was taken for him as the person concerned was well known and also they had had a good day. The photo came to us after he died in 1973. We just cannot remember who he was after all these years! Nothing was written on the back - did not expect to forget a well known person!

I don't think it is Hugh Greene, what a force for change he was.

Percy Thrower would have interested the owner of the photo, but I am not at all sure.

I would say definitely not Donald Campbell, not the type, too adventurous for a quiet day on the river perhaps.

Barry Bucknell is a possibility but there seems too much hair for the time of the photo. That can go quickly though as I expect some on Rootschat would agree! Does not seem his thing though and this person is a fisherman from his clothes.

Family guesses are someone to do with cricket or Brian Johnson. Not sure of either of those either. Something to do with cricket is plausible as someone in the village was connected with cricket and often brought people down, players and commentators. Not necessarily so perhaps.

Driving us mad, we should know!!




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Re: Identification of person in photo please
« Reply #20 on: Tuesday 07 July 20 09:02 BST (UK) »
It's definitely not Brian Johnson.
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Re: Identification of person in photo please
« Reply #21 on: Tuesday 07 July 20 10:08 BST (UK) »
until you find the right person, here is my best guess
ps. did Barry have a brother, a twin ?
Norfolk, Nelsons of Gt Ryburgh, Gooch, Howman, Ainger, Couzens, Batrick (Norfolk & Dorset), Tubby ( also of Yorkshire) Cathcarts of Ireland, Lancashire & Isle of Wight) Dickinsons of Morecambe and Lancaster. Proctor & Threlfall of Westmoreland and Lancs, Wilson of Poulton-le-Sands. Mitchells of Isle of Wight. Hair of Ayrshire, Williamson of Tradeston, Glasgow. Nelsons in Australia with Haywards Heath connections.

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« Reply #22 on: Tuesday 07 July 20 13:43 BST (UK) »
Cracked it!  ;D

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« Reply #23 on: Tuesday 07 July 20 13:50 BST (UK) »
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Lancashire:-Lamb, Gorst, Hardman, Threlfall, Lawson
Westmoreland/Cumberland:-Bush, Strickland, Chamber(s), Hedwen/Hadwin, Carleton
Monmouthshire:-Evans, Jones
Yorkshire:-Collins, Thompson, Darnborough, Drummer, Raistrick, Ewbank, Holdsworth, Clark
Herefordshire:-Ruck, Williams, Jones, Meadmore, Goode, Berrington.
Cheshire:-Ainsworth, Hayes, Norcot, Lowe, Duncalf, Lightfoot, Percival, Newton.
Ireland:-Brazell, Curwen/Curren/Curran/Corn
Canada:-Thompson, Sanderson, Hysop, Beaton, Staniforth

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Re: Identification of person in photo please
« Reply #24 on: Wednesday 08 July 20 03:00 BST (UK) »
That was clever, Ian, makes him look quite plausible!! What can be done with photo editing!!

I am sending him round the family to see what they think, two of them at least were around and about at the time. Though they are convinced it was a cricket commentator or someone like that, I am more open.

It was someone we saw regularly on TV I am sure of that.









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Re: Identification of person in photo please
« Reply #25 on: Wednesday 08 July 20 03:24 BST (UK) »
I am also putting up a pic of Brian Johnson for comparison same as I am for the family.

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Re: Identification of person in photo please
« Reply #26 on: Wednesday 08 July 20 03:52 BST (UK) »
Another guess