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Photo: fred foster
Item #: 10726
My first Job after leaving school
Was this not Lord & Sharman works - or am I dreaming ?
Yes this was Lord and Sharman.Arnold Lord came from East Lancs to open it up as a shoe factory. My uncle Jack Foster worked there and also my dad's cousin Harry Foster.
yes this was ross works slipper works lord and sharman it had many names after 32 years employed i occupied a unit for the small bisuness i set up where i finished my working life the site is now houses and flats.
The building was originally the electrical power station for Pemberton. my great grandfather was a dynamo tenter there
Wow, what a blast from the past. I worked there from leaving school 1977 until I was 8 and a half months pregnant with my first child 1982
My worked there (Shirley Guest nee Sharples)from leaving school in 1979 until she left to have me in 1963.
I lived at the top of Campbell Street - opposite the office entrance. Never thought I would miss the sight of the factory, but it brings back fond memories of childhood.
wow my first job at 15 leaving school..loved it..met my hubby there 1966..david smith..i worked upstairs warehouse .and he worked mens room across.brill days..we wud all sit out at break times along the wall at thr front..great days great place..l left to go to heinz standish more money to save up get married.they looked after you hienz well payed.made some fab freinds back then..happy days xx