MEMORY LANE: Mansfield Shoe Co 1975

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Clifford Burton has sent in this photograph from 1975 showing a presentation event at the former Mansfield Shoe Company to mark workers’ 40 years’ service.

Mr Burton, of Matlock Avenue, Mansfield, recalls that each recipient received an engraved gold watch.

Back row are Walter Bradford, Les Collumbine, Roy Warren, Reuben Hinton (Works Manager), Ivan Marshall, Reuben Cooke (Managing Director), Arthur Simpson.

Front row are Pat Richards (Personnel Officer), ? Dorothy Lee.