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Walter Organ remembers the garage and Jim Fielding's cars
Memories of a Bugatti and a very special Ford
Memories of a distinguished Fitter: 1940-1982
Apprentice Fitter 1963-1970
Francis "Frank" James Platt
Draughtsman, engineer, full-back
Solicitor, novelist, goalkeeper
Apprentice intake August 1947
Click on the photograph to enlarge the image. Back row (standing L-R) Bill Prior; Hugh Morris-Protor; John Forryan; ? (Australian from New ...
Apprentice intake February 1947
Click on the photograph to enlarge the image. Back row (Standing L-R) Mr Fairbrother; ? ; ? ; Mel Phelps; Roy … ...
Apprentice intake February 1948
Click on the photograph to enlarge the image. Back row (Standing L-R) Mr Fairbrother; Colin Fudge; ? ; ? ; Brian Gardiner; ...
Apprentice intake August 1949
Click on the photograph to enlarge the image. Back row (Standing L-R) Mr Fairbrother; Tony Purver ; ? ; ? ; Chris ...
Arthur Fitton Fielding
Club captain 1897-1900
One of Fielding and Platt's earliest employees in the late 1860s
Filing and photography departments, 1949-1951
From Apprentice in 1924 to Experimental Design Engineer in 1946
Derek Moseley: starting at Fieldings
Internal Transport Department from 1966
Photographs of presses from 1941
Machines used in wartime production
Chipping Campden School
WW11 Pig Club
Keeping pigs in Chipping Campden
The black market in WW11
'Fair exchanges' in Chipping Campden!
Derek Moseley: my early memories
Christmas parties in the 1950s and Dad's work on the spares' bench
Memories of the Apprentice School and the Hydraulics Fitting Shop in the 1960s
Frederick and Ralph Schollar
Employees in the 1920s
Apprentice pattern-maker 1934-1939
Fielding and Platt Memory Day
Visitors let us know what they thought of the day
Memories of an engineering apprentice in the late 1970s
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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