John Blackwell

Eastleach Characters – John Blackwell

MAN COLLECTS DRINKING WATER FROM VILLAGE RIVER STREAM ENGLAND 1980S

Johnnie Blackwell worked at Macaroni Farm for many years.

He was a real character, living with his brother and sister in the village for many years, none of them married. He could be seen collecting the fresh river water for his brother who said he wouldn’t wash with tap water.

collecting drinking watre from river english countryside 1990s UK

Photo by kind permission of www.homersykes.com

Taken for the Mail on Sunday “You Magazine” in the early 1990s for a feature on village life in the Cotswolds.

 

 

 

 

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