SCT '61 Photo Index
WC French (Contractor)
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1. FJJ755
Ex-LT STL2595, FJJ755, with W.C.French, contractor, as their 975 at Warners Bridge, Southend in April 1956. Southend Airport is visible in the background.
Photo taken April 1956, Warners Bridge, Southend
2. WS4509
WS4509, W.C French, an AEC Regal, one of a batch delivered to SMT in June 1935
Photo taken Sunday 31 January 1965, Seaway Car Park, Southend
3. WS4509
WS4509, W.C French, an AEC Regal, one of a batch delivered to SMT in June 1935.
Photo taken Saturday 22 May 1965, Southchurch Road/Sutton Road, Southend
4. RC4625
FWN807, a AEC Regal III with Willowbrook B34F body, built in 1949 for South Wales (fleet number 113) and sold to W.C.French in 1961 and RC4625, an AEC Regent with post-war Willowbrook L55R body, ex-Trent new in 1937.
Photo taken Saturday 21 March 1964, Seaway Car Park, Southend
5. RC4641
Two vehicles in the W.C.French fleet, RC4641, 1937 AEC Regent with post-war Willowbrook L55R body, ex-Trent, and DNO271B based on a Ford Thames Trader lorry chassis.
Photo taken Saturday 9 May 1964, Seaway Car Park, Southend
6. RC4644
RC4644, W.C.French, an AEC Regent with post-war Willowbrook L55R body, ex-Trent new in 1937
Photo taken Saturday 19 September 1964, Seaway Car Park, Southend
7. RC4644
W.C.French HUO545, an AEC Regal with Weymann B35F body new in 1948 to Devon General and withdrawn by them in 1959 and to its left, 1937 AEC Regent RC4644 with post-war Willowbrook L55R body, ex-Trent in 1960.
Photo taken Saturday 21 March 1964, Seaway Car Park, Southend
8. RC4644
An earlier shot of contractor W & C French 1236, RC4644, looking very shiny compared with the photos taken in 1964/5. RC4644 was new in 1937 with a Weymann H28/26F body as Trent 1038 who had it rebodied by Willowbrook L55R post-war.
Photo taken early 1960s, Victoria Station, Southend
9. FOT203
FOT203, an AEC Regal II with Duple B35F body built in 1947. Originally owned by Venture, sold in 1951 to Wilts & Dorset, fleet number 482 and then withdrawn in the early sixties and sold to W.C.French.
Photo taken Saturday 9 May 1964, Seaway Car Park, Southend
10. HUO545
W.C.French HUO545, an AEC Regal with Weymann B35F body new in 1948 to Devon General and withdrawn by them in 1959 and to its left, 1937 AEC Regent RC4644 with post-war Willowbrook L55R body, ex-Trent in 1960.
Photo taken Saturday 21 March 1964, Seaway Car Park, Southend
11. FWN807
FWN807, a AEC Regal III with Willowbrook B34F body, built in 1949 for South Wales (fleet number 113) and sold to W.C.French in 1961 and RC4625, an AEC Regent with post-war Willowbrook L55R body, ex-Trent new in 1937.
Photo taken Saturday 21 March 1964, Seaway Car Park, Southend