Memories of Bradshaw’s Haulage: Part 2

Joseph Ellerby worked as a commercial lorry driver for J. Bradshaw and Sons, located in the village of Sturton-By-Stow. He delivered and collected many different types of loads across the country and places such as from the Marshall factory in Gainsborough and the Lincoln factory of Ruston Bucyrus as well as many more.

The video below shares just some of Joseph’s memories and the fantastic photographs that showcase his time working for the haulage firm of Bradshaw’s. Thank you to Joseph for sharing his memories and photographs with the Gainsborough Heritage Association. If you would like to find out more about Joseph’s story then please check out the blog post titled Memories of Bradshaw’s Haulage.

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    Alan Denton says

    Very interesting.My father Eric Denton and brother Ray Denton both worked as drivers for Bradshaws.When I was 15 in 1958 Mr Charles Bradshaw gave me a job driving a Bedford lorry at a gravel pit in North Hykeham.

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