jamescolinMember Since 10 Jan 2007
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Featherstone Born and bred. Lived in back to back house 24 years, Scarboro Terrace. Passed scholarship to go to Kings School at Pontefract. Passed School Certificate 6 subjects. Worked down pit after father had an industrial accident at Ackton Hall. Left and facing National Service had a job finding a job. Found one as a goods clerk at Monkhill Station. Did National Service in Eygpt on active Service. Returned to railways and was transferred to Passenger Dept as clerk in charge at Tanshelf Station. Working Saturdays and Sundays. Left to be able to play rugby and do athletics. Joined Yorkshire Bank 1956. Recalled for Suez crisis and went on invasion. Did Banking Exams and becaome an ACIB. Final post manager Castleford, 34 staff and 20K customers. Took a degree in English Literature and became a BA (Hons). Hobbies Rugby League and walking these days. Would like more active work but at 76 nobody wants your expertise. Disappointing attitude from some people.
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- Birthday May 31, 1934
good afternoon colin. Heard you were not well to say the least. Heres hoping for a speedy recovery that is well timed for the start of next season. Keep smiling and take a good rest. The best medicine is of course hyearing about Fev and the brilliant win last Sunday. Take care and get well soon.