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Chief Designer, Bob Madeley, talks about how he designed the press for CEGEDUR
Rival patents and safety features
From apprentice in 1944 to Electrical Department foreman until 1966
Ron Curtis talks about his photograph of Bert Hopton, Brian Mince and Charles Hill's son.
Here Ron names the people in his photograph. They are: Ron Curtis, a smartly dressed gentleman called Mr Hill who came to Fielding ...
Ron Curtis remembers the persons who signed his Indentures and explains how he came to leave the Company.
Ron well remembers the persons who signed. They were Mr Reggie Rowles the Technical Director, Mr. Stammers the Commercial Director, ...
Ron Curtis remembers Bill Meadows, the Works Manager.
In the photograph Bill Meadows is presenting Ron with a cine-camera. If you can recall any experiences with Bill Meadows and would ...
From Apprentice in 1936 to Chief Engineer
Bob Madeley remembers the war years
Bob reminisces on the war years at Fielding and Platt
Bob Madeley talks of the First Aid facilities at the factory
He remembers the foreman of the 'big' store being the only First Aider.
Bob Madeley remembers the foundries, c.1939
Memories of the two iron foundries and the brass foundry
Bob Madeley recalls the Light Machine Shop
Plus the leather belt shop and Benny Iam.
Bob Madeley remembers rats in the Pattern Shop in the late 1930s
And how the Pattern Makers dealt with them...
Chief Designer, Bob Madeley, remembers the Whessoe Press
His role in the design, memories of its operation, and shadow graphs...
Ron and Margaret Yardley
Tied together in a three-legged race...
Alistair and Dulcie Adams
A farewell drink which led to a date and marriage
Atlas Works' Rugby Team, 1957-1960
Back row (standing L-R) ?; ? ; C Watkins; J Parker ; ? ; ?; B Hatton; ? ; ? ; ...
Atlas Works' Rugby Team, 1959-1960
Back row (standing L-R) J Haines; K Williams; K Bullock; B Price ; T Cohen ; A Jay; G Cromwell; J ...
Fieldings' Apprentice Seven
Back row (standing L-R) G Price ; T Cooper; K Williams; J Proudlove . Front row (sitting L-R) T Lawrence ; K Allen ...
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Miss Fielding and Platt's memories of the Boiler Yard, 1941-1945
Atlas Works' rugby team, 1945-1946
Wayne remembers Mr Morton's interview conundrums and becoming an apprentice in 1964
Memories of the Pipe Shop and its workers, 1966-1972
Company timeline: 1990s
News about the company, people and last major order
Alan Stuart Jay
GODFREY ‘OLIVER’ CROMWELL
My comments are mainly about Garth Cromwell. We were both in the same year in our Apprenticeships. Played rugby together...
Alan Stuart Jay
GERALD (RORY) MOORE
Rory's motorbike was a "Douglas Dragonfly, horizontally opposed cylinders, shaft driven, (blue). Rory and Noddy called in to see us,...
Tracey Kim Pane
Fielding’s Judo Club
The groom was Richard Wiltshire and his bride was Heather Davis - they are my parents. Ed: Tracy, many thanks...
16MN Horizontal Extrusion Press, O/No. E87730, c.1977
Dear Mr. John Bancroft, I currently work at Extrusal in Portugal and I can share with you that this press,...
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