Monthly Archive: ‘December, 2014’

A very happy new year to all our readers!

    All of us at Irvin Leisure wish both of you, the people who read this stuff, a very happy and prosperous, and peaceful, new year for 2015. See you at our fairs! By the way, it is slightly depressing to hear that some of you who read this did not realise that this […]
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Another family photo

Another one from the family archives. Right to left as you look at this photo, taken in Poplar Road in Ashford at the family home from around 1960, are George and his brothers and sister, John, David and Lillian Irvin. The car on which they sit was George’s grandfather’s new Vauxhall Cresta, he first in […]
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A poetical tribute to our family history, circa 1950.

Henley Regatta   (Anonymous….any help to trace the author would be appreciated.) Regatta time comes once a yearThe Traylen-Irvin crowd are hereWith fair so large,, well that we know,The two combine to do the show. Trailers, lorries, diesels tooCaravans of every hueAn old red lorry with starry bonnetWith “Thrills galore” all painted on it. The Irvin […]
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