‘Wool man’ John gets ‘this is your life’ book from Hatfield knitters
PUBLISHED: 17:14 20 October 2019
A market trader known as ‘John the wool man’ was given a ‘this is your life’ book from his Hatfield customers.
To honour his dedication, he was given the book of memories on Wednesday, October 9 by Lynda McCard and Debbie Anne Thorpe as a way of celebrating his forty years of trading.
Ms McCard said: "I have known John, the wool man, for over 40 years as we both were stall holders on Hatfield market at one time.
You may also want to watch:
"During that time he has been loyal to his customers who in turn have been loyal to him, having enjoyed his friendly and helpful way of doing business.
"He has also helped to keep the market going with his regular attendance.
"When I first mentioned the idea I received many affirmative comments from his customers and friends who felt he deserved some measure of recognition".
John lives in London but heads up the A1(M) every day to Hatfield Market, and said he will continue to come to the market as long as he can.
If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Welwyn Hatfield Times. Click the link in the orange box above for details.