Author Topic: Glassmaking at Bagley Glass by Fred Taylor (edited by Richard van Riel)  (Read 284 times)

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Fascinating account of working at Bagley Glassworks by someone who was there for 51 years, boy and man.
ALL IN A DAYS WORK - GLASSMAKING by FRED TAYLOR  (edited by Richard van Riel)
http://www.knottingley.org/letters/memories/memories_ftaylor01.htm


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How interesting and quite appalling too!  Thanks for posting it Anne.
Nancy


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It paints a vivid picture of the conditions which we can't imagine as so many things have changed in working practices.


 

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