taking our culture forward

Jackie Kneen talks to interviewer David Callister about his memories, exploring the topic of tourism in particular:

  • Cornflower Coaches
  • Round the Island Tours
  • First Austin coach in the Island
  • Competition from rival coach companies
  • Coach Companies and their liveries
  • TT course and Rushen Abbey coach trips
  • Working for Mannin Tourers
  • Wages and tips
  • Breakdowns and repairs to coaches
  • Decline of tourism
  • Fatal accident involving two women
  • Seamen’s strike
  • Working for Jack Edmonds


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