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Summary: digital image, scan of copy of black and white photograph, Tommy Thickness at Cull Lane, Ashley, Tommy

Identification note: Thickness was a local Tiptoe character who lived with his mother and was mentioned in Syd Corbin's walk around Tiptoe (c.1938). Tommy used to be a librarian, however later in life he wandered around Tiptoe with his wheelbarrow and was teased by the local children.

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  1. We have had this picture of Tommy in our family for years. I was always told it was taken by my grandfather, Lawrence Wooldridge of The Stores, Cull Lane, Ashley. I was also told that Tom said to my grandfather, that no person had ever taken his photograph before.


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