Engineering

The Municipal Engineer (1950-1990)

I left Grammar School in July ’50 and I didn’t have a job to go to. The careers advice that I got in those days was not very good and the only thing that the school could suggest was that I went into accountancy and worked in London. Well I had a brother and father […]

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The post office engineer – and the horses

My first job was before I’d left school. I started work when I was 11 year old on the farm as a ‘ho gee’ boy. In those days [late 1940s] agriculture was labour intensive and very much driven by horse power and during harvest time I had to lead the horses which were pulling the […]

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