Old Photos of Witham

Brosser Sewing Machines at Pinkhams glove factory

Taken: 1947-1948, Ref: M2825

Photo of work at Pinkham’s glove factory. It is entitled ‘Bench of Brosser Sewing Machines. Average age of girls shown in the photograph is under 17, and the average weekly production from this bench is 250 dozen pairs per week’. It is from page 45 of the book ‘The Story of a Lamp’.

RefM2825
Date taken1947-1948
SourceFowles, Carole 109 Cressing Road. Her father, Arthur (Geoff) Ellis worked at Pinkhams.
Posted on Full size 2560 × 2068

Unless otherwise specified, photos are the copyright of the original photographer.

Every effort has been made to contact the owners of the photos or their relatives, to obtain their permission to use their pictures. But I have not always managed to find them, for which I apologise.

The photos appear in the order they were catalogued. Use Search to look for photos showing particular people, places etc.