Derek G W Brayfield Known as Donkey

Derek was well known as a messenger and later as a Postman at Campbell Street Delivery Office, there will be many stories about him that will be passed around, he will be well remembered by all who knew him.

BRAYFIELD Derek Gordon William (G P O) At rest now, 18th October 2014, aged 86 years. Loving Dad to David, Peter and Andrew. Much loved Grandad to Joanne. Derek's funeral service and

cremation will take place on Friday October 31st at Gilroes Crematorium at 12.15pm. Family flowers only, donations if desired made payable directly to Macintyre Charity, Leicester. Any further enquiries to the Co-operative Funeralcare, 66 The Parade Oadby LE2 5BF Telephone 0116 2710568.

2014 Reunion

Some of the usual lads were not around this time, some are unable to get around as they are not as agile as they were in 2012 but when searching for missing friends I did catch up with 3, one in Scotland who was unable to travel at the last minute. Stan Coley who reminded me on the night it was 30 years since we last met and Eric Georg who was unable to come this time from his home in Bodmin. Who would you like to see again? Please let me know addresses so I can find them, there are over 230 on the list but are they the right ones? E mail me or write please, with your help maybe I can fid them. Mike Petty T901


2014 Reunion Number 12

Photos for this reunion held on the 5th April 2014 are now in the photo archive. Mike Petty T901


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This article appeared in the Leicester Topic 1st August 1990

An amendment has been made from the original article to give the actual location of the Parcel Office in 1898. The Campbell Street Sorting Office was opened around 1913 and rebuilt in 1927, it was originally a cheese factory.    

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