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Postmen in the sorting room in Handcross
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Postmen in the sorting room in Handcross

While most of Handcross residents were still in bed the local postman met in the mailroom next to the Post Office in the High Street to sort the morning post.
I remember going into the sorting room in about 1950 and was intrigued by the telephone which was of the “candlestick” design.
On the left is probably Norman Copeland, and in the centre is Albert “Bert” Gorringe (1914-1994). Could that be Fred Edwards on the right?
Any assistance with the names would be much appreciated.
Select Open Document to view a newspaper report showing Bert Gorringe receiving an award for long service. The cutting was kindly supplied by Beverley Ansell.

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Picture added on 06 March 2017 at 15:11
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Not Fred, it is Ned Kinnard of East Park, Handcross.
Added by Barbara Mellish (née Kinnard) on 14 March 2017
I can confirm that the postman on the right is Ted (Ned) Kinnard.
Added by Cliff Guymer on 29 March 2017
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