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Garfirth & Son
Family Butchers - 20 Harborough Road

Trevor F G Garfirth was born in 1910, and in 1933 he was married to Edna May Cave. Daughter of Harry and Ellen Cave, Edna was baptised along with her five siblings, in 1915 at St Peter's Church.

Their son Roy George Garfirth was baptised at the Mission Church.

In 1957 Roy married Shirley Ferrell, whose family was evacuated to Rushden in 1940. When some of her family returned to Kentish Town after the war Shirley stayed here.

In the 1970s Roy also supplied meat through Court Stores, to the people of Court Estate.

the shop
The shop at 20 Harborough Road

Roy and his father
The shop was kept by TFG Garfirth. About 1960 his son Roy joined the business. Roy continued until about 2000.

Extract from WWII Memories:

Evacuated For Safety— by Shirley Garfirth nee Ferrell

Our family was evacuated to Rushden in 1940, and we were sent to live with Mrs O'Key in Albion Place. We stayed until the end of the war when some of the family returned home to Kentish Town, London. I stayed in Rushden and married a local boy, Roy Garfirth.



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