The Maypole and Southall Green


                        Mr. A. E. Hobson ( Jimmy ) was employed by the Maypole Margarine Works for 32 years and became a foreman. Before that he was in the Coldstream Guards. Together with Mr. J. Hume and Mr. Stanley Stirling, he recieved a Civic Welcome Home on returning from the Boer War. He was a good sportsman, playing football for the Army, Tottenham Hotspur, Q.P.R., Brentford, Middlesex and Southall. He had seven children.

                        Mr. & Mrs. Hobson celebrated their “Golden Wedding”. He died on Whit Sunday 1948 aged 77. Burial in Southall Old Cemetary.