The bottom picture shows the family, less 1, standing outside the family shop in Haywards Heath – a gents’ barbers and a sweet shop. Reg had sold the business by the time I met Jill (on the left), middle daughter Wendy is on the right. Lesley is not featured, but she worked at a local photographers for a time and could have taken the photograph.”
Gigney 'advertising plate' - the original.
John Wells shows us an original plate, and some family history from more recent times.
“Please see the pictures which I hope will prove of interest. The plate is the ORIGINAL plate handed down through the family; it does not have the raised lettering around the edges.
The middle picture, taken before I joined the family, shows the GIGNEYS of then HAYWARDS HEATH; they are (from the left) LESLEY GIGNEY, AUDREY GIGNEY, ALAN CALVER, WENDY GIGNEY, REGINALD F. GIGNEY and JILL GIGNEY, at the wedding of Wendy to Alan.