Moorlinch Garage

Proprietor(s): Mike Dean (d) & Mike Howe. Location: Moor Road, Moorlinch. Years of Operation: 1976-Present. Sold: Cleveland, BP, Butler. Now diesel-only. Interviewee(s): Mike Howe. Mike Howe is not happy about the decline of the motor industry. He first started work at Harris Motors, Keward, near Wells. He recalls how they would offer their customers a…

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Curtis & Sons Garage

Proprietor(s): Ern & Roger Curtis. Location: High Street, Butleigh. Years of Operation: 1947-74. Sold: National Benzole and Power Petrol, later Butler. Interviewee(s): Roger Curtis. The Butleigh filling station is one keenly remembered by Somerset people, but not one particularly well documented. I had been given a family phone number by a mechanic at a local…

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