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Service Engineer 1960s
Fitter in Hydraulic 2
My grandfather was Alfred Critchley. He was born in 1898, saw service in WW1 in 1916, and after the war all ...
Alfred William Roach
Storekeeper and Ambulance Class Instructor, c.1904-1948
ALISON GOLD, NÉE ROWLES.
Alison's recollections of her father, David Victor Rowles who was Managing Director in the 1970's
Apprentice Fitter 1963-1970
I got an apprenticeship at Fieldings in1960. The press I remember working on most was the 400 ton three mould ...
Andy and Felicity Fowler
Met at F&P in the 1960s. About to celebrate 50 years marriage in 2015!
From Ministry of Agriculture to Fielding and Platt.
Arthur Rigby and Stan Wood
Arthur and Stan enjoyed a life-long friendship, so had shared experiences long before they started work at Fielding & Platt. ...
Crane Driver - war-time and beyond
From Apprentice in 1924 to Experimental Design Engineer in 1946
From grave digging to engineering
Head of the Drawing Office in the 1930s and 40s
Memories of an apprenticeship in the 1960s
From Apprentice in 1936 to Chief Engineer
FAREWELL, to a great Engineer and a true gentleman.
BOB MADELEY'S MEMORIES
In 2012, three years before his death, Bob put to paper his memories of working at The Company between 1936 and 1976
BOB SCOTT 1965 until 2003.
Bob Webb started at F&P in September 1955 as an office boy. Because his Mum, Lil Webb worked in the ...
BRIAN BILLINGHAM From Apprentice to Chief Electrical Engineer
He served the Company from 1948 until 1997
Fitting Shop Superintendent
Industrial Photographer 1952-1974
Brian recalls his years at F&P from 1947, with some very amusing stories.
Ralph Hart Tweddell 1843-1895
The Fielding Family
The Lane Family
The Platt Family
The Williams Family
The Paul Regester Collection
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