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Paul Bernard Lewis Instone

Occupation: Jeweller

Married 1: Shiela Aslin Wooton Wawen Church ~ Married 2- Romayne Brown

Paul was born on 9 September 1926 in Solihull the eldest child of Barbara and Bernard. As the eldest son his destiny was always to enter the family business and although he was given an opportunity to work for his Uncle Ken at Tye Trailers family pressure placed him firmly as Bernards sucessor. He was a bright child doing well academically at Solihull Boys School and enjoying ruby which he continued to play as an Old Sill. In 1947 he was called up and joined the Royal Air Force during which he was stationed in Ismalmailia in Egypt. After the war he returned to the UK and was made manager at his fathers factory married Shiela Aslin at Wooten Wawen Church and Bernard bought them a caravan which they lived in. They had a son Michael Reginald born on April 18 1956 but sadly divorced. He remarried Romayne Brown. More photographs

Above Paul's son Michael as a child with his mothers family and as an adult (below) with Paul's mother far left and Trix Seymour centre