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Steve Price
Steve Price
Joined F&P in 1959
Mike Stanbrook
Mike Stanbrook
Started his apprenticeship in 1956
Richard Brain
Richard Brain
Office boy, Apprentice and a busy career from then on.
John Lewis (the Cinderford one!)
John Lewis (the Cinderford one!)
From F&P Apprentice to early, but busy, retirement.
Jim Smith
Jim Smith
Trained at F&P, then found various adventures around the world!
Terry Dix
Terry Dix
Memories of a Machinist
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Steve Price
Steve Price
Joined F&P in 1959
I joined the Craft School in September 1960 when Steve joined. Steve eventually...
By Stuart Harrold
On 23/10/2017
Concrete Slabs and Kerbs around Gloucester
Concrete Slabs and Kerbs around Gloucester
Views taken outside the (old) Gloucester Technical College, Brunswick Road, c.1960; Grosvenor House, c.1962 and in Spa Road, c.1972
I was never a student at the college, but when I attended Sir Thomas Rich's...
By Marc Barnes
On 21/10/2017
Apprentice intake 1960
Apprentice intake 1960
Does anyone remember the fire in the storeroom at the back of the hardware...
By Andrew Ellis
On 16/09/2017
REUNION, HELD ON 2nd SEPTEMBER.
REUNION, HELD ON 2nd SEPTEMBER.
I was saddened to hear of the passing of George Hayward. I remember him...
By Graham Aston
On 15/09/2017
Fielding's RFC 2nd team
Fielding's RFC 2nd team
Probably c.1969
Back row third from left is Alan Conboy. Ed: -  Thanks Mark.  John B...
By Mark Carter
On 14/08/2017
GERALD WILLIAMS Apprentice Training School Instructor.
GERALD WILLIAMS Apprentice Training School Instructor.
Hi Gerald, I hope you get to read this, the photos really bring back memories. ...
By ALISTAIR ADAMS
On 08/08/2017
John Lewis (the Cinderford one!)
John Lewis (the Cinderford one!)
From F&P Apprentice to early, but busy, retirement.
A good interview with John Lewis. I first met John at F&P when he joined...
By Stuart Harrold
On 21/07/2017
150th Anniversary Reunion Photo Album
150th Anniversary Reunion Photo Album
Photographs from an album prepared by John Davis, available to all on the day
L to R: Paul ?,  Marc Riddle (last Fielding's apprentice), Neil ?...
By Gary preen
On 05/07/2017
150th Anniversary Reunion Photo Album
150th Anniversary Reunion Photo Album
Photographs from an album prepared by John Davis, available to all on the day
Paul, Gary Preen, Neil and Phil. Thanks Gary!  John B...
By Gary preen
On 05/07/2017
150th Anniversary Reunion Photo Album
150th Anniversary Reunion Photo Album
Photographs from an album prepared by John Davis, available to all on the day
On the left Fiona Jenkins, as was! Thanks Gary!  John B...
By Gary preen
On 05/07/2017
150th Anniversary Reunion Photo Album
150th Anniversary Reunion Photo Album
Photographs from an album prepared by John Davis, available to all on the day
Me behind Fiona!  Thanks Gary!  John B...
By Gary preen
On 05/07/2017
David Jones
David Jones
From Apprentice in 1950 to Installation and Acceptance Engineer
Dave and I spent a month in Athens installing and commissioning 2 presses. I...
By Gary preen
On 05/07/2017