Peter Williams’ Frank Bailey – A Life of Service

Wednesday 28 October, 6-9pm

A talk by local historian, Peter Williams, author of West Ham and its Fire Brigade, about Frank Bailey. He was a migrant from Guyana who became one of the first Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) firemen in the UK. He joined West Ham Fire Brigade and served at the Silvertown Fire Station. After retiring he became a youth worker and subsequently obtained a legal qualification to become the first BAME Legal Adviser at Marylebone Magistrates Court.

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Stratford Old Town Hall

29 The Broadway, London, E15 4BQ

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