Restoring cars at the Swan Hotel, Stafford

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Date:April 1968

Description:Ron Winkle with one of his restored cars.

Mr Winkle ran a car restoration business in the stables behind the Swan Hotel. He also organised the Cygnet Folk Club which was held at the Swan.


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1860s
Greengate Street, Stafford,
Greengate Street, Stafford,

Note the cattle tethered by the Swan Hotel, whose sign can be seen clearly in the ...

1890s
Greengate Street, Stafford
Greengate Street, Stafford

View from outside St. Chad's Church, looking north. On the left is Shaw's House, ...

1910s
Chetwynd House, Stafford,
Chetwynd House, Stafford,

Chetwynd House prior to its conversion into Stafford's General Post Office in 1914. Chetwynd ...

1940s
Chetwynd House, Stafford,
Chetwynd House, Stafford,

Chetwynd House was built around 1712-1715 by William Chetwynd, 3rd Viscount Chetwynd ...

1960s
Folk singer Noel Murphy at the Cygnet Folk Club,
Folk singer Noel Murphy at the Cygnet Folk Club,

Noel Murphy performing at the Cygnet Folk Club. The Cygnet Folk Club was based ...

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Image courtesy of: Winkle, R. Mr

Donor ref:R. Winkle no., PT00610, img: 3425 (18/3728)

Source: Staffordshire Museum Service

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