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PChadwickR19010008.jpg
View through gateway of a multi-story brick building with rows of windows on each floor and a chimney in the centre. In courtyard behind gates in front of building two cars and a lorry are parked. On the right gatepost a sign indicating Brownsfield…

PChadwickR19010022.jpg
Row of brick built two and thee story factory buildings running left to right. In the distance on left a tower. Caption 'by courtesy - photo A. V. Roe & Co Ltd, A V Roe & Co Ltd Park Works, Newton Heath, Manchester from 1915 - about 1938 ?'.

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Large group of men and women sitting and standing in front of a brick building. Some men are in suits and others in working clothes. Building has three arched doorways with windows above. On the reverse 'Original photo, vital please keep safely of…

PChadwickR19010001.jpg
Workforce consisting a large group of men and women sitting and standing outside a large brick building. Some men are wearing suits and others working clothes and aprons. In the building are three arched doorways and above these a row of windows. On…

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A large number of aircraft fuselages some with engines mounted others with none, parked outside a multi-story brick building. On the left part of a crane. On the reverse '26, 1914, outside Park Works, Newton Heath, often used photo in magazines,…

PChadwickR19010018.jpg
Biplane registered E4360 in water just out from beach. One man by starboard wing and another behind. Several men and one woman walking on the beach in front. On the reverse 'On Douglas Sands Isle of Man, an Avro 504K floatplane of the Avro Transport…

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On the left an autogyro facing top left and alongside a twin engine monoplane with a man kneeling on port wing. Behind a single engine biplane with a man on ladder by upper wing. Several other men stand on hardstanding. In the background buildings…

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Front quarter airborne view of a single engine, two seat biplane registration G-ACHO. Both cockpits occupied and Avro trademark forward of registration on fuselage. Bellow right a large factory with chimneys. On the reverse 'The Avro Cadet over…

PChadwickR19010027.jpg
A white biplane with floats standing in a walled yard. Avro biplane on the tail fin and Daily Mail on the starboard fuselage. In the background rows of houses. On the reverse 'One of the earliest Avro planes designed by A V Roe in Manchester'.

PChadwickR19040012.jpg
A four engine airliner at the entrance of a hangar with doors open. A group of men stand by the rear door. On the reverse of first photograph - 'The Avro Tudor 1 at Woodford 1947, original photo'. On the reverse of second photograph - 'The Avro…

PChadwickR19010025.jpg
Inside large factory with partially build aircraft. In front uncovered wing spars. In the background some completed aircraft. On the reverse 'Avro's Hamble, Southampton in W. W. 1, A V Roe & Co Ltd 1917 - 1928 here as Experimental Station , main…

YGeachDG1394781v3.pdf
Second of David Geach's diaries, describing his training for aircrew at Kingstown, Heaton Park, Hastings and Harrogate until his embarkation to Canada on the Queen Mary. Covers the period from 20 June 1942 to 7 October 1942.

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Three quarter length portrait of four men wearing suits and academic robes standing behind a table covered with documents. Roy Chadwick second from right wearing CBE. On the reverse 'November 30 1946, L-R Chancellor of Manchester University Sir John…

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List of crew and next of kin. Nest of kin addresses.

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Contains personal information and postings/locations from joining to discharge on 28 February 1947. Notes that he was reported missing on 27 August 1940, was subsequently interned in Tunisia. Notes he was recommended for commission.

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Address to Miss Rosemary Chadwick, St Elphin's School, Darley Dale, Matlock. Derbyshire

PChadwickR19040118.jpg
Four men on steps, two wearing white flying suits and two in coats one with hat. A further man wearing white flying suit stands at the bottom of the steps. Steps with Avro logo stand against the rear cabin door of an Avro Tudor. On the reverse 'Avro…

PChadwickR19030001.jpg
Four men standing in line in front of a three engine monoplane with enclosed cabin parked on grass, Registration VH-UXX and 'Faith in Australia' on rear starboard fuselage. There are four signatures over the front fuselage. On the reverse 'Pioneer…

PChadwickR19030011.jpg
Four men standing in line under the engine and port wing of a three engine monoplane with enclosed cabin parked on grass, registration VH-UXX, 'Faith in Australia'. Four signatures above the wing. On the reverse 'Australian pioneer aviator Charles…

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Ordered 1941 and built by A.V. Roe at Chadderton near Manchester as one of a batch of 620 between November 1943 and June 1943. Twenty of this batch either side of ED 932 (Gibson's aircraft) were modified as type 464 provisioning to enable Barnes…

MChadwickR18930430-150622-01.pdf
Transcript of a radio broadcast given by Lancaster bomber designer Roy Chadwick describing his early interest in aviation making aircraft models, joining Avro’s as personal assistant and early work of company. Notes that many early employees now…

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David Fellowes tells of how he used to build model airplanes and fly them in the fields when he was a boy. The son of an engineer, he first joined the Air Training Corps and then volunteered for the Royal Air Force at the age of 17. Describes his…

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Edith Taylor (née Tate) grew up in Manchester and experienced the bombing of Manchester. She also describes life as a young evacuee.

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Born in Salford, just outside of Manchester, Freda was a teenager during the Second World War. She recalls a large amount of information regarding civilian life during this interview, including her family's culture, school life, meal requirements and…
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