Created 3-Nov-11
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William (Billy) Johnson 1901-c1980 technically a Victorian, lived in Besses o'th Barn, Whitefield, Manchester, retiring to Grange-over-Sands. He owned a small sewing thread manufacturing company in Radcliffe, and later a handloom carpet works at Saddleworth. He had a keen life-long interest in photography and cine. His photographs illustrate his passion for cycling, with his wife Alice, in North Wales and in the Lake District.

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HRS 1419 Wansfell Rydal and Grasmere 1938

HRS 1419 Wansfell Rydal and Grasmere 1938

HRS 157 Blackpool, A day trip out 1929

HRS 157 Blackpool, A day trip out 1929

HRS 1378 Windermere, Ferry Whitsuntide 1934

HRS 1378 Windermere, Ferry Whitsuntide 1934

HRS 1386 Ambleside, waterwheel 1930s

HRS 1386 Ambleside, waterwheel 1930s

HRS 1387 Keswick, Ladore 1930s

HRS 1387 Keswick, Ladore 1930s

HRS 1732 Great Langdale Church 1936 W Johnson

HRS 1732 Great Langdale Church 1936 W Johnson

HRS 1731 "Up Mill Ghyll to Pavey Easter 1936" W Johnson

HRS 1731 "Up Mill Ghyll to Pavey Easter 1936" W Johnson

HRS 2124 Beacon, Scafell 1932 (sic)

HRS 2124 Beacon, Scafell 1932 (sic)

HRS 2132 Gladys and Les Wray Castle 1933

HRS 2132 Gladys and Les Wray Castle 1933

HRS 2123 W Johnson, Keswick Mr Woof

HRS 2123 W Johnson, Keswick Mr Woof

HRS 2125 Ashness bridge Derwenterwater 1932

HRS 2125 Ashness bridge Derwenterwater 1932

HRS 2125 Hiking across Windermere 1934

HRS 2125 Hiking across Windermere 1934

HRS 2126 Swirral Edge 1934

HRS 2126 Swirral Edge 1934

HRS 2129 Goosemire Farm, Mardale 1928

HRS 2129 Goosemire Farm, Mardale 1928

HRS 2129 Tandem Rivington 1932

HRS 2129 Tandem Rivington 1932

HRS 2130 Alice Great Langdale nd

HRS 2130 Alice Great Langdale nd

HRS 2131 "Route information Bill and Toddy 1933"

HRS 2131 "Route information Bill and Toddy 1933"