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Stella Taylor
Biographical Details:
Stella Taylor comes from one of the families whose members worked for the Sopwith/Hawker companies down the generations. Her mother's eldest brother was on of the first Sopwith Aviation carpenters and her cousin - Colin Bedford - was working at Richmond Road when it closed in 1992. She herself worked for the company between 1941 and 1945 where - based in the Drawing Office - she operated the filing for all the technical drawings and committed much of the index system to memory.