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Robby Curphey, Sulby

Date(s): 1970-1973

Creator(s): Killip, Chris

Scope & Content: He was known as the 'midnight gardener' or 'midnight farmer', delivering vegetables on a Saturday evening, sometimes after going for a drink and as late as 1 or 2 o' clock in the morning. It was said the prices differed more by drink than by the market.


Language: eng

Extent: 51 x 40.5 cm

Collection: Photographic Archive

Level: ITEM

ID number: PG/14444/1/25


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Robby also transported cattle for farmers as he did for my father in Sulby. He lived not far from us in a house, now demolished, adjacent to the Curraghs Wildlife Park. - Nigel Radcliffe Report this

also known as 'Robbie the Rock' - ralph furness Report this

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