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The Griffin Family are connected to JCB through the marriage of the company founder Joseph Cyril Bamford to Marjorie Griffin.
Marjorie was the sister of Bernard Griffin, who is the father of Ruth Judges (b.Griffin) an administrator of this website.
Bernard was one of the original workers who helped start the JCB company. He moved to Yeovil to join Westlands, taking on employment as a sheet metal worker.
JCB successfully grew under the guidance of Joseph, and quickly became the worldwide Company that it is today. It is still under the control of the Bamford family and forever forging ahead with new innovations.
The Butlin family is connected to the Griffin family, through Nathaniel Dauncey Griffin. (1816 - 1889)
Nathaniel married Sarah Hancock, and they had a daughter Anne Eliza Griffin. She married Edmund Hill and they had daughter Bertha Casandra Hill who was Sir Billy Butlins mother.
Billy started his first holiday camp in Skegness in 1936 and was really in business after the second World War. After expanding to a bigger nationwide network, sensible marketing saw the number of sites drop, but the quality of those remaining rise to a new level of acceptance.
They are still in business today but run by another company. Billy's name and character is still a part of this popular holiday organisation.