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John Lyons

John Lyons was a signwriter who worked for J. W. Davies Signs and then in 1928 formed his own business with William Evans, Lyons & Evans.

John T. Lyons was a signwriter. Here he is painting a sign for William Hooper, a watchmaker and jeweller in High Street from 1881 to 1940/41.
Mr Hooper supplied and installed the Town Hall clock, which arrived from England aboard the SS Port Darwin on 4 April 1888. Ref. no. 2182, n.d.

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Grateful acknowledgements to Lyons family member Esme.

The top version of the photo, in shades of grey, is from the Library's website. The yellowish version is from an unknown poster in Facebook.

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