Wm. Brayshaw & Sons, c1860 – 1970s (3)

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Title Wm. Brayshaw & Sons
Date Undated
Location Yeadon
Photo ID E115
Comment View of a living area looking through into a bedroom. On the right is a stove to provide heating.
Wm. Brayshaw & Sons Undated

E116 – Wm. Brayshaw & Sons, Undated.

Wm. Brayshaw & Sons – Undated

A fully fitted kitchen with sink, cooker and fitted cabinets.

Wm. Brayshaw & Sons Undated

E122 – Wm. Brayshaw & Sons, Undated.

Wm. Brayshaw & Sons – Undated

Comfortable living area of a showman’s van, an armchair and stove can be seen. Glass has been extensively used to reflect the light.

Wm. Brayshaw & Sons Undated

E123 – Wm. Brayshaw & Sons, Undated.

Wm. Brayshaw & Sons – Undated

This living wagon has a sofa fitted under the window with a glass fronted cabinet and drawers beside it.
Through the sliding door is a bedroom.

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E124 – Wm. Brayshaw & Sons, Undated.

Wm. Brayshaw & Sons – Undated

A kitchen in a showman’s van, cooker is on the left, a folding table has been built to provide more space when not in use.

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H11 – Wm. Brayshaw & Sons, 1950s.

Wm. Brayshaw & Sons – 1950s

Built for Edward Silcock of Lancashire this was the first caravan Brayshaw’s produced after 1945.
From left to right are: A Brayshaw, A L Brayshaw, Roland Mason (kneeling), A R Brayshaw, T Newton, E Carr, B Baxter, D Myers, and J Preston.



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H06 – Wm. Brayshaw & Sons, 1950s.

Wm. Brayshaw & Sons – 1950s

Interior view of a caravan showing an oven.

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H10 – Wm. Brayshaw & Sons, 1950s.

Wm. Brayshaw & Sons – 1950s

This was the first caravan to be produced after 1945, it was made for Edward Silcock of Lancashire.
On the left is A Brayshaw, moving right are A L Brayshaw,  A R Brayshaw and  B Baxter.



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H008 – Wm. Brayshaw & Sons, Undated.

Wm. Brayshaw & Sons – Undated

This Brayshaw’s caravan was on the back of a 4 ton truck, possibly in America.

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E097 – Wm. Brayshaw & Sons, 1950.

Wm. Brayshaw & Sons – 1950

Interior view of a showman’s van or living wagon.
This is the kitchen with fitted cupboards, stove, full size  electric cooker and sink.



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E109 – Wm. Brayshaw & Sons, 1950.

Wm. Brayshaw & Sons – 1950

This was the living area inside a showman’s van, the walls and fittings are finished in wood.
On the left is a sofa, a television has been incorporated into a unit, on the right is an open fire.

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E110 – Wm. Brayshaw & Sons, 1950.

Wm. Brayshaw & Sons – 1950

Inside a showman’s van or living wagon, looking past the living area sliding doors can be seen.
On the left is an open fire with fitted cupboards and drawers round it, the floor is carpeted.



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E111 – Wm. Brayshaw & Sons, 1950.

Wm. Brayshaw & Sons – 1950

This is the bedroom looking through into the kitchen area, the bed is on the left with a wash basin on the right.
The kitchen has fitted units with a sink, cooker and stove.

Previous Comments:

Re H11
Davbuzz
Sorry, I’m only just getting used to your brilliant website so I’m probably repeating what I’ve already sent. I have a copy of this photo myself which was given to me by my late father Brian Baxter, Grandson of Alfred Brayshaw, who served his apprenticeship as a joiner & cabinet maker for Wm. Brayshaw & Sons. He appears on the photo 2nd from right & with the exception of 1 of the people named them as Alfred Brayshaw, Alfred Leslie Brayshaw, ? Mason (cabinet maker), Alfred Roger Brayshaw, ? (joiner), Ernest Carr (french polisher), Ben Baxter (painter & decorator), Brian Baxter (joiner & cabinet maker), Derek Myers (apprentice painter & decorator). Ben Baxter was my grandfather he used to do all the intricate decoration on the vans including the gold leaf. Brian, was about 17 at the time of the photo, he died in September last year. Roger Brayshaw is still alive and living in France.
16 January 2013.

Re H11
mymatekev
I would love to obtain a copy of this photograph (H11). Ernest Carr is my Great Uncle (my Grandfather’s brother) and remarkably is still alive and kicking (very much so) and living in Yeadon.
03 February 2014.

Re H11
adminch02
Have emailed a copy to you.
03 February 2014.

Re H11
mymatekev
Many thanks for the photo. It is much appreciated.
I was unaware of my uncle Ernest’s connection with Brayshaw’s until recently when I came across an article he wrote for ‘Down Your Way’ magazine which was published in the October 2013 edition. Ernest was born in 1914 so celebrates his 100th birthday this year.
04 February 2014.

Re H11
Wendy
(Alfred – all the sons were given Alfred as a first name) Leslie Brayshaw was my maternal Grandfather – my mother Rosie, was born in 1930, her brother, Roger 9 years after. Leslie had 2 sisters, Laura, who never married, and Doris, who married Ben Baxter (I have what I think is their wedding photograph). I have lots of photographs relating to “Brayshaw’s”.
02 April 2014.

vickyp
Hoping to make contact with someone who knows about the Brayshaw’s! I have a beautiful fairground striker with lovely carved work and mirrors, I have been told that it was made by the Brayshaw firm, can anyone shed light on this?
15 October 2014.



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Consolidated by Elaine Ellwood. 09 December 2021.
Last updated: 29 December 2021.

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