Hedley Stephens Celebrates 70 years at CPS
Hedley Stephens Celebrates 70 years at Cooke Painter Ltd Solicitors!
When Hedley Stephens first started work, the centre of Bristol was being bombed by the Luftwaffe and he was paid 52-and-a-half pence a week. Seven decades later, the 84-year-old is still turning up for work with the same law firm and says he has no intention of giving up his job just yet.
Mr Stephens started his working life as an office boy with family law firm Cooke Painter Solicitors in October 1940 and for the first six months he earned just half-a-guinea a week.
Although he is still full of energy and drive, the keen gardener spends just one day a week in work with the firm, which is well known across south Bristol, working as an office clerk. Despite his years he is still more than happy to get out of bed when the alarm goes off…
Read the full article at ThisIsBristol.co.uk.