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by Tom Phelps

  • ISBN: 0747808015
  • Author: Tom Phelps
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  • Rating: 4.6 of 5
  • Language: English
  • Pages: 64
  • Publisher: Shire Publications (September 21, 2010)
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  • Category: History
  • Subcategory: Europe
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Tom Phelps studied law and economics at university and held down a vacation job as milkman. In 1970 he joined Unigate Dairies and by 1984 he has reached the position of District Manager for South London, and retired in 2000 as Area Manager for Thames Valley

Tom Phelps studied law and economics at university and held down a vacation job as milkman. In 1970 he joined Unigate Dairies and by 1984 he has reached the position of District Manager for South London, and retired in 2000 as Area Manager for Thames Valley. He is an expert on the history of the dairy industry.

Tracing the footsteps of British milkman over the past one hundred years, this book takes a nostalgic look at a great British tradition. Tom Phelps studied law and economics at university and held down a vacation job as milkman. Investigating the many changes that have taken place over the years, from the delivery of milk via a seventeen gallon churn to the gentle electric milk float, The British Milkman discusses how many obstacles, including two World Wars, were overcome, revealing many forgotten facts and including several ed photographs of the milkman at work.

The British Milkman book Published September 21st 2010 by Shire Publications.

The British Milkman book. Tracing the footsteps of British milkman over the past one hundred years, this book takes a nostalgic look at a great British tradition. Published September 21st 2010 by Shire Publications.

Tracing the footsteps of British milkman over the past one hundred years, this book takes a nostalgic look at a great British tradition

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Milkmen regularly had a career of 30 to 40 years and often became family friends, says Phelps. Not that these were always intelligible, recalls Phelps from his brief personal experience as a milkman before he worked for Unigate. The milkman would go around and collect the money and would then be invited in for a cup of tea," adds Luke. Familiarity meant that customers were happy to leave money in the bottles. Or sometimes just notes like "not this week, thanks". Image caption Benny Hill dressed as a milkman.

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Tracing the footsteps of British milkman over the past one hundred years, this book takes a nostalgic look at a great British tradition. Investigating the many changes that have taken place over the years, from the delivery of milk via a seventeen gallon churn to the gentle electric milk float, The British Milkman discusses how many obstacles, including two World Wars, were overcome, revealing many forgotten facts and including several never-before-published photographs of the milkman at work.

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