Stanley Bernard Robinson was born in 1923, educated at Bottesford School, married Vera Thurlby from Denton. He was employed by the London North Eastern Railway as a Fireman, then by British Rail as Steam Locomotive Engineer / Driver and as a Diesel Locomotive Engineer / Driver.
As a Fireman, Stan assisted the Steam Locomotive Engineer pulling the Royal Train carrying Princess Elizabeth, the Duke of Edinburgh, and Prince Charles and Princess Ann from King’s Cross to Grantham.
Sid Robinson, born in 1899 at Easthorpe, Bottesford, married Eva May Leese. Their children were Stan, Sid, Ivan Richard and Patricia.
During the 1st World War, Sid served with the Durham Light Infantry Regiment from 1914 until 1920. Sid was also on the Railway as a Signalman between Bottesford and Normanton. Post retirement, he was employed as the Normanton Village Postman.
Stan at Grantham station about to drive the Skegness train with the girls entering the Coal Queen of Great Britain contest, along with Miss Great Britain and the President of the TUC who were on the panel of Judges in 1972.