Jarrolds

Sales Rep (2006)

I joined the store in 1951. I was a lad on the retail stationery department. Fetch and carry type of bloke and one of the things I had to do initially was the marking of the birthday and Christmas cards. And you can imagine what that was like at Christmas time. This was governed by […]

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Saturday Girl (2006)

I was born Norwich. I joined Jarrolds in the late 50s. My father worked at Jarrolds. I worked on and off for years. I got a job as a Saturday girl earning 12 and 6. Then during the holidays as a student, I worked in various departments as holiday jobs. As a Saturday girl, I […]

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Toys and Sport (2006)

Father took us to Lowestoft in 1912/13 so I went to school inLovewell Road in Lowestoft and then to a small college in Beccles. I started work in Lowestoft and after 18 months I went to work in a wholesale draper in Bowchurch Lane in London, Cheapside. I'll be honest with you I was sacked […]

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Working at Jarrolds (2006)

D was appointed by the Directors to be the Manageress of the restaurant on the fourth floor. But before she took up her post she discovered she had a lump and explained this to the general manager & Mr Grant. They said "we stand by our offer". She went into the Norfolk & Norwichand Mr […]

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