the Birchalls

birchallthe Birchalls, john p birchall ... and others ...

the story so far ...

John P's maternal great grandfather Edward Hindley left a legacy of investments in chemicals and the inspiration of 'education & compound interest'.

Carole's maternal great grandfather John Howarth left a legacy in print, 'The Voyage of The Rangitiki' and 'The Padiham Advertiser' and the inspiration of 'pioneering endeavour'.

and others ...

My mate Alf Gaskill was a ghillie who also ran the Warrington Powders Factory and knew a thing or two about leadership and getting things done.

My mate Keith Garnett was a fettler who also played banjo and trombone and knew a thing or two about team work and getting things done.

My mate 'Edley was a beer drinker and also a Headmaster and knew a thing or two about having fun and playing hard.

My distant cousin Birch Smith - played Dixieland cornet with Turk Murphy and knew a thing or two about rhythms and medical physics!

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