This page has been added, by popular demand, to show many of the people and places that feature in the Billy Hopkins series of books.

 

The real Kate

The real Tommy

 

 

Billy, as a kid

Taken from the above photo

 

 

© Paul Yaffe, 1988

Billy, aged 19

Billy & Laura (Wilf & Clara) 1988

 

 

Billy’s brother, Jim

Pauline (Helen in real life), Mam & Flo (Kitty)

 

 

Les in the books; Alf in real life

Les (Alf) at Butlins

 

 

Billy, Laura & their young family as they prepare to leave Kenya

Laura and the two youngest, back in the UK

 

 

Collyhurst Buildings

The 77 Steps leading to Barney’s

 

 

 

Photograph © Paul J. Hopkins

 

 

Billy’s Final Official Photograph