SCT '61 Photo Index
Silver Service
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1. WN7754
Wooliscroft (Silver Service), Darley Dale 8, WN7754, was a Leyland TS7 fitted with a Willowbrook DP35F body dating from 1949.
Photo taken Saturday 3 October 1959, Matlock Bus Station
2. ARA475
Silver Service of Rowsley ARA475, the famous and rare 1935-vintage AEC Q with Willowbrook body (left). It stands next to a Harrington-bodied AEC Reliance (149UMP) and a Duple-bodied Bedford VAS (549EAC).
Photo taken 1968, Rowsley depot, Derbyshire
3. LRA907
Silver Service 14, LRA907, an AEC Regal III with Duple C33F body, new in 1947. Silver Service was the fleet name of J.H.Wooliscroft and Sons of Darley Dale, near Matlock who in the early 1960s were operating a small fleet of around 15 single deck buses and coaches.
Photo taken 1967
4. LRA907
J.H. Woolliscroft (Silver Service), Darley Dale, LRB62 and LRA907 - AEC Regal III's with Duple A-type coachwork - LRB62 having been rebuilt at some stage with a full front by Yeates.
Photo taken August 1969, Silver Service's garage, Darley Dale, Derbyshire
5. LRB62
J.H. Woolliscroft (Silver Service), Darley Dale, LRB62 and LRA907 - AEC Regal III's with Duple A-type coachwork - LRB62 having been rebuilt at some stage with a full front by Yeates.
Photo taken August 1969, Silver Service's garage, Darley Dale, Derbyshire
6. LRB62
Silver Service of Darley Dale, near Matlock, LRB62, an A.E.C. Regal III 0962094 new in December 1947 with Duple C35F body, Yeates full front added 1959 and withdrawn in August 1969 (thanks to Andrew Critchlow for this info, source P.S.V. Circle Fleet History PE10).
Photo taken 1967
7. JTG280
Silver Service, Darley Dale, JTG280, a Bedford OB with Duple Vista C29F body, originally new to L. H. Starkey, Ton Pentre in 1949.
Photo taken 1967, Silver Service's Garage, Darley Dale, Derbyshire
8. LRA907
A varied selection from the fleet of J.H. Wooliscroft (Silver Service) of Darley Dale.
Photo taken August 1969, Silver Service's Garage, Darley Dale
9. 950DNU
A varied selection from the fleet of J.H. Wooliscroft (Silver Service) of Darley Dale.
Photo taken August 1969, Silver Service's Garage, Darley Dale
10. RJX252
A varied selection from the fleet of J.H. Wooliscroft (Silver Service) of Darley Dale.
Photo taken August 1969, Silver Service's Garage, Darley Dale
11. LTC109F
Siver Service (Woolliscroft), Matlock, 53 LTC109F, a Leyland Panther PSUR1/1R built in 1968 with East Lancashire B53F bodywork.
Photo taken June 1981, Darley Dale Depot
12. AML569H
Silver Service, Darley Dale AML569H, an AEC Swift/Merlin 4P2R with MCW body, new to London Transport (MBS569) as B25D in January 1970.
Photo taken Friday 26 August 1983, Chesterfield Bus Station
13. UGA218H
Silver Service (Woolliscroft), Matlock, 60, UGA218H, a Leyland Atlantean PDR1/1 built in 1969 with Alexander J H45/29F bodywork. This had been new as Glasgow LA465 with H45/30D layout.
Photo taken June 1981, Matlock Garage
14. YHA320J
Silver Service (Woolliscroft), Matlock, 56, YHA320J, a Ford R192 built in 1970 with Plaxton Derwent II B45F bodywork. This had been new as Midland Red 6320.
Photo taken June 1981, Matlock Garage
15. LRN324J
Silver Service (Woolliscroft), 84 LRN324J, a Bristol RESL6L built in 1971 with Marshall B47F bodywork.
Photo taken May 1986, New Beetwell Street, Chesterfield