Tommy Cashen

An interview with Tommy Cashen, who was born and brought up in Lezayre on the Isle of Man. In this interview with Elizabeth Ardern-Corris, Tommy discusses his childhood in Glen Duff, his early schooldays, the Sulby Homeguard, World War II and airplane crashes, visiting his mother in Ballamona Hospital, Manx sayings and pronunications and a plethora of other interesting topics.

An interview with Tommy Cashen, who was born and brought up in Lezayre on the Isle of Man. In this interview with Elizabeth Ardern-Corris, Tommy discusses his childhood in Glen Duff, his early schooldays, the Sulby Homeguard, World War II and airplane crashes, visiting his mother in Ballamona Hospital, Manx sayings and pronunications and a plethora of other interesting topics.

Interviews

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More Photos

  • Mr Tommy Cashen at his home in Andreas in 2012
  • 'Digging for Victory' in 1941 at Sulby School
  • Tommy and Henry Cashen
  • Glen Trammin with Sky Hill in the background
  • Tommy Cashen's grandfather and father
  • The quarry on Lezayre road in 1932
  • An advert for an air service from Hall Caine Airport, 1937
  • Hall Caine airport near Ramsey. Date unknown
  • The Zeppelin 'Hindenburg' passing over Ramsey in 1936
  • The opening of the Wesleyan chapel in Sulby. Date unknown
  • Sulby School re-enactment of the Coronation of George VI in 1937
  • Port Soderick. Date unknown
  • Ramsey swimming baths. Date unknown