Conversation with – John Murphy
Conversation with: John Murphy
Location: 4 Bridge Street, Barford
Diary Entry: John Murphy was born in Birkenhead on Merseyside at a very early age…!!!
Apparently his mother foretold at an equally very early age that John would become a vet, which of course he eventually did. The family moved to North Wales and then on to Mickle Trafford in Cheshire. An interesting fact about Mickle Trafford is the A56 from Chester to Warrington passes through it, which perhaps gave John the idea of the benefits of a ‘bye-pass’ who knows?
John moved to Barford in 1979 and has become a key figure in the community and in the Joint Parish Council.
My chat with John covers part of his early life and a ‘run-in’ with a Triang cycle, and a couple of interesting characters called Phil and Den. We then go on to chat about life in Barford and why he joined the JPC and John’s vision for Barford.
I hope this gives the listener a glimpse into the person behind the very public face of John Murphy…