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Empress Mill - Clara Groves Retirement
Photo: E J Hall
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Item #: 25622
This is my great-grandmother, Clara Groves, when she retired from the Empress Mill. Her sister, Winnie, is stood in the centre of the back row. I'm guessing the date is late 50s / early 60s.
If anyone recognises any of the other people in the picture, please let me know.

Comment by: Evelyn on 29th October 2014 at 21:58

E J Hall, next to Winnie is Kathleen(?)Burgess, next is Christine Warburton.The girl on the right with the turban is Betty Entwistle. The girl on the left next to girl in glasses is Sheila Tarpey

Comment by: caroline doherty on 29th November 2014 at 22:39

Evelyn, I thought that was my Mum Sheila Tarpey, now Nyland when I saw the photo. Great picture

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