Typed on paper glued below photo - Personnel of Shannon Borough Council 1927-1929 Standing – Crs.E.J.S.Spencer, R.Hook, J.T. Bovis, Town Clerk, Crs.R.E. Downes, T.C. Thwaites. Sitting – Crs.J. Curran, A.E. Hyde, E.Butt, Mayor Crs.W.H. Gunning and J. Curran
Penciled on back – Hall Waterwouth Mend 217- 17- 2 20×15 1/2
Shannon Borough Councillors, 1927 – 1929 1 B&W photo print, mounted
Left to Right - Back Row: E.J.S. Spencer, R.Hook, J.T. Bovis (Town Clerk), R.E. Downes, T.C. Thwaites. Front Row: J. Curran [farmer], A.E. Hyde, E. Butt (Mayor), W.H. Gunning and J. Curran [publican].
Taken outdoors in front of corrugated iron building.
Used in book “From Bush & Swamp”, page 206 with caption: The Shannon Borough Council 1929. Back row: Ted Spencer; Roy Hook; John Bovis (Town Clerk); Bob Downes; Tom Thwaites. Front row: Jim Curran (pub); Alfred Hyde; Edwin Butt (Mayor); William Gunning; Jim Curran (Farmer). To avoid confusion with two Jim Currans in the town they were always identified by their occupations and referred to as farmer Jim Curran or pub Jim Curran.
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