Cherished Stories

Uncle Ron’s Dry Cleaning Business

Uncle Ron’s Dry Cleaning Business

I have lots of memoris of the great little Morris Vans. I grew up in the 1950's in Cairns in far north Queensland. There were plenty of Morris Commercial vehicles running around the town at the time. Just about every second business seemed to own one!   My Uncle...

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A 5,000-mile charity adventure

A 5,000-mile charity adventure

The Morris J-type has long been used as a reliable servant for a wide range of businesses. From large multinational organisations to small independent traders, the versatile Morris van has served across the world. For many owners, the Morris J-type is much more than a...

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Happy times – (by Russell Glen)

Happy times – (by Russell Glen)

As a child at Primary school, I was always proud to see my Grandfather James, driving the Meals on Wheels van around Wandsworth, he was retired and did this to put something back into the community. Many years later I was given some images of him outside St Annes...

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Postal J-type Memories – (By Don Foster)

Postal J-type Memories – (By Don Foster)

My driver training began in November 1963, at which time I was a postman at the Battersea District Post Office on Lavender Hill, London, SW11. Relaxed driver training Along with other aspiring drivers I embarked upon a fortnight of instruction using an old J-Type...

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