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Makerfield Mill


Makerfield Mill
Photo: Roger Whistlecroft
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Item #: 19945
Taken January 1962

Comment by: BRIAN ASHCROFT on 23rd February 2012 at 02:27

Roger was that your first job from leaving school

Comment by: R Whistlecroft on 23rd February 2012 at 23:20

Yes, 8 years I worked there

Comment by: stephen palmer on 7th March 2012 at 00:28

Hi Roger, I worked at the mill from 1967 - 1971 on the broad looms as you entered the mill through the large sliding door I think I think it was green? Bernard Pimblett was the factory manager.

Comment by: linda Bithell on 17th April 2012 at 23:40

Yes Stephen it was Bernard Pimblett the manager,i used to work on the looms passed you in the middle, opposite the womens toilets.

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