Jarrolds

Alterations (2006)

I was born 20/04/1933 in Switzerland where I went to school. My parents were called Fritz and Marie. I had 1 sister and 2 brothers. I joined Jarrolds in 1975 – 1993 when I was 42. At that time I lived in Norwich. I worked the local Co-op. I saw an Advert in the local […]

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Card Department (2006)

I was born in Southampton. My parents were called Lilian and Arthur I had 2 sisters. I joined Jarrolds in 1973 – 1982. Living in Norwich. I used to work 3 days at Spalls. I went to see if they had any places. I started in the Card Department. We had cards at 2/9 and […]

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Chemistry Department (2006)

Mr B worked in the Chemistry department in Jarrolds when he was 16 & became the camera expert. He was born in Ringland Norfolk & lived with his parents Richard & Ada Florence Bass. Father was a Baptist Minister in Stradbroke Suffolk & later in Foulsham. He had one brother who died at 5 years […]

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Counters (2006)

I was born on 19.03.1917. I was born in Buxton Nr Aylsham, Norfolk and went to School in Hainford. My parents were called Edward and May Field and they were Farmers. I joined Jarrolds in 1938 when I was 20. I lived on Grange Farm, Hainford, Norwich I worked on the farm. But I was […]

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Dispatch at Jarrolds (2006)

Ken began working at Jarrold about 1962 when the general manager Mr Sabey joined the firm. Mr Sabey left to build houses & Mr Bloggs succeeded him. He was born in Caister Norfolk & the family moved to Norwich where his father Robert, a horseman became foreman of the stables at Colmans. His mother's name […]

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Footballer’s Wife (2006)

I was born in York on 6 May 1920. I went to school at St Clements. Then from there | went toKnavesmire School which was by the racecourse. My parents were Florence and Albert Atkinson . I had one brother, Leonard. I joined Jarrolds in I think, 1970, as far as I can remember. I […]

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Happy Families (2006)

Myra had already helped her father Ken with his contribution. Her mother's name was Violet. Ken had been a dispatch worker at Jarrolds. She had a sister Beryl Rosemary. After attending the Hewett School she began working there herself whilst living with her parents in Lakenham. She was 20 at the time and had been […]

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Magazines (2006)

I started at Jarrolds in 1954. I surprised my Department boss cos I was only 14. My birthday is at the end of August and school finished in July and I managed to get a job at 14. It wasn't unusual to start work at 15 then. I started in the Education Department and moved […]

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Rainwear (2006)

Born 03/10/40 Hampton, Norfolk. Went to school at Hampton School and Holt Hall Parents were Sylvia who was a housewife, dinner lady and Harry, my father was a bricklayer. I joined Jarrolds in 1998, when I was 40. I lived in Lingwood. I used to work at BHS and Bernard's as receptionist. Was made redundant […]

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