unknown probably 1980s?
and Nellie Woodward
was the adopted daughter to Danny Oates the well known local ice-cream
manufacturer who worked from Fidling farm
Eddie and they had a house and
ice-cream factory built
on the farm where they started to manufacture
and sell their ice-cream under the name
Danny's". Their ice-cream won many diplomas. Their twin sons'
Danny and David were the last to manufacture and sell the ice-cream when
production stopped in the 1990s.
Eddie, Nellie and their son David have
is seen wearing the Policeman's helmet of his son-in-law Des Columbine
who married their daughter Kathleen.
I personally worked for Eddie and Nell on a number of occasions
'hawking' their ice-cream. There was always a bacon butty and a cup of
tea for the drivers on a Sunday morning. I can honestly say they were
two of the nicest, hard working people I have ever had the privilege to
meet and work for. Gary