I was born in 1931 and started to work at J & J Colman’s, as it was then, when the War had just finished and men were coming back to work. My father spoke for me at Colman’s as it was the family firm and he wanted me to be an engineer – that was […]
Leonard Freeman worked for Coleman’s (Wine) 1966-1988, Colman’s 1988-1991, Hellesdon Hospital 1991-1994 and at Norwich Airport 1994-2009.
I left school January in 1955 and started work at Colman’s. I was just 15 and I started in the tin shop making little tins for Colman’s mustard. I was offered a job on what they called the cutters. We used to put the sheets through rollers which cut the tin and then through another […]
Margaret Mickleburgh tells the story of her eleven years working in the Tin Shop at Colman’s.