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Gerry is probably the last of the surviving cadre of WWII warriors recruited after the war to serve on tea estates of Assam and the Dooars.
He was a product of Epsom School, Surrey, and WWII Major with Royal Engineers, Andrew Yule & Co Ltd 1947 to 1964.
He believes Keith Taylor later moved up to Sonari in Assam.
There may be some Koi Hai members who met and remember him.
Robert Allen handpainted wares were never produced in large quantities and many were never repeated.
The dates given below give a close approximation of when the designs were produced.
Currently he is investigating the experiences of the British tea firms in the years after independence and, later, how they responded to the FERA in the 1970s. [email protected] Robin Humphries, Reunion Convener, is pleased to announce the Cumberland Hotel at Bournemouth has been booked for the 4th Koi Hai Reunion Lunch for Tuesday 7th May 2019, 1230 hrs for 1300 hrs. We have been informed by Jacqueline Patel that Ken Baber has passed away.
I was born in ‘47 before independence and I notice that my birth was registered in the British high commission after independence, was this a flurry of activity?
Factors other than the Doulton mark can help in more accurate dating, particularly pattern names and numbers and date codes or artists monograms. Several other Doulton marks occur in the very early stages and incorporate pattern names such as ROUEN and KEW, with some remaining in use for up to twenty years.
Between 18, Henry and James Doulton acquired a major interest in the Pinder Bourne factory in Nile Street, Burlsem and changed the name to Doulton & Company, Burlsem. The following tables contain a selection of the most commonly used BURSLEM and LAMBETH ware marks.
Hamish Young wrote to tell us the sad news of the death of Mrs Suresh Thukral on 26th March at her home in New Delhi. Sudha, as she was known, was the wife of Suresh Thukral who served both a a manager and superintendent with Duncan Bros. Photographer Nikhil Kapur has photographed nearly 140 gardens in Darjeeling, Dooars and Terai with the intention of publishing a book highlighting the architecture, lifestyle and history of these tea estates.
He is looking for information about specific gardens. Registration opens at 1100 hrs with lunch being served at 1300 hrs and closing at 1700hrs. Click Here to go the Renunions Page for full details. Please contact the editor at [email protected] somebody wants to get in touch with you.