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L to R :- Stan Hullet – Redge- Norman Emms- Fred Braybrook- Charlie Young – Stan ?- Len Jacobs- black man ?- ?- Sid Martin- Bill Jobson- ?- Ted Chapman- Jim Nash- Derick Scaden- Bill Philpot- Ray-Ernie Biggs.
Stan Hullet:- press ion grinder.
Norman Emms:- pattern maker.
Fred Braybrook :- charge hand/ turner/ toolmaker.
Charlie Young:- inspector.
Tom :- toolmaker.
Len Jacobs :- toolmaker—–travelled from the Angel, Islington,London.
Black man- see below.
Sid Martin:- toolmaker—- travelled from Enfield, London.
Bill Jobson :- toolmaker— travelled from Greenwich, London.
? :- toolmaker.
Ted Chapman:- miller.
Jim Nash:- toolmaker.
Derick Scaden.:- toolmaker.
Bill Philpot:- toolmaker.
Ernie Biggs:- toolmaker.
Gordon Culver:- turner.
Blackman:- he came over from South Africa. His boss in S. A. sent him over to learn a bit about toolmaking. The boss thought British toolmakers were/are the finest in the world; this was in the early 60s.
Then of course there was the Foreman Ron Atkins.
Toolmakers were expected to know how to use all tool room machines, also hardening processes.
A great bunch of chaps.