Alex Owen Staff & Shop, about 1954

Alex Owen Staff & Shop

The staff of Alex Owen the radio and television retailer, leaving for an outing, probably to Wales, about 1954

Alex Owen himself is standing at the back and towards the left of the group, underneath the HMV dog.
The full list of those shown - all left to right - are :
Back Row: Dick Breeley, Mr Nicolson, Alex Owen, Don Walker
Middle Row: ??, Margaret (Alex's PA), Margaret Dawson, ??, Bev Wilson, ??, Betty ?, John Beardsall
Front Row: John Kirk, Arthur Gregory, D Morgan, Ian Mawman, Dennis Liddington

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Ian Mawman was Alex Owen's first apprentice. John Beardsall is believed to have been a shop manager
Dennis Liddingtom went on to become a very successful TV Producer with ATV and Central Television
The group is standing in front of the compay's first record shop on City Road, Beeston, Notts.

Thanks to David Stimpson, David Cox, Verdun Cooke and Arthur Gregory for providing names and other information
Suggestions for other names or any other information would be very welcome

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Dick Breeley Mr Nicholson Alex Owen Don Walker John Kirk Arthur Gregory D Morgan Ian Mawman Dennis Liddington Currently Unidentified Margaret (Alex's P.A.) Margaret Dawson Currently Unidentified Bev Wilson Currently Unidentified Betty ? John Beardsall