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PHOTOGRAPHS RELATED TO GREG'S MILL, STOCKPORT


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Reference 1801
Covering dates 1977-1981
Held by Greater Manchester County Record Office
Extent 91 PHOTOGRAPHS
Creators O'Connell, Peter, fl 1982, of Stockport, Cheshire
Related information See deposit numbers: 1508, 1554, 1648.



The following photographs are taken from the album 1977-1978.  [no ref. or date]

Children at a Silver Jubilee Party held at Albert Mill on 11th June 1977. Copyright: Stockport Advertiser.  1801/1  1977

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Children in fancy dress at a Silver Jubilee Party held at Albert Mill, 11th June 1977. Copyright: Stockport Express.  1801/3  1977

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A Greg Company Wagon decorated for St. Elizabeth's Rose Fete, 1977.  1801/4  1977

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A team from Greg's Mill taking part in the 'Its a knockout competition'. 21 August 1977. Copyright: Stockport Advertiser.  1801/5  1977

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Mr. Schmuhl (managing director) presenting Reg. Boulton with 50 year service award. 1st September 1977. Copyright: Stockport Advertiser.  1801/6  1977

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Firemen attending a fire in the blowing room at Greg's Mill, 15th September 1977. Copyright: Stockport Express.  1801/7  1977

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A party from Gregs Mill setting off for a weekend in Belgium, September 1977. Copyright: Stockport Advertiser.  1801/8  1977

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Darts Finalists from Gregs Mill, October 1977. Copyright: Stockport Advertiser. Back row, left to right: V. Taylor (man in white shirt - a plumber); W. McDermott (mechanic); F.T.K. Turner (secretary); P. Thompson (mechanic); A. Bayliss (mechanic); S. Garland (winder); G. Garland (doubler). Second row, left to right: R. Chadwick (manager, wearing glasses); H. Jones (work study); C. Fitzpatrick (winder); S. Fearnly (laboratory assistant); J. Siddall (winder); B. Hassel (winder). Front row, left to right: B. Chapman (cabin clerk); J. Betteridge (winder); N. Boswell (beamer); E. White (winder).  1801/9  1977

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Some of the 1977 Darts Finalists. Copyright: Stockport Express. Back row, left to right: V. Taylor (plumber); G. Garland (doubler); W. McDermott (mechanic); A. Bayliss (mechanic); S. Garland (winder); S. Fearnly (laboratory assistant); unknown. Front row, left to right: unknown; E. White (winder); C. Fitzpatrick (winder); B. Chapman (cabin clerk).  1801/10  1977

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A team from Gregs Mill during an 'Its a Knockout Competition'.  1801/11  No Date

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Details unknown.  1801/12  [n.d.]

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A pensioners Christmas Party at Gregs Mill. Christmas 1977. Copyright: Stockport Express.  1801/13  1977

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As 1801/13.  1801/14  [n.d.]

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As 1801/13.  1801/15  [n.d.]

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Jim Turner a labourer at Gregs Mill who retired in summer 1977. Copyright: Stockport Express.  1801/16  No Date

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A lorry from Gregs Mill decorated for St. Elizabeth's Rose Queen Procession, 1978.  1801/17  1978

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As 1801/17.  1801/18  [n.d.]

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Staff from Gregs Mill taking part in an 'Its a Knockout Competition'.  1801/19  No Date

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As 1801/19.  1801/20  [n.d.]

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As 1801/19.  1801/21  [n.d.]

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As 1801/19.  1801/22  [n.d.]

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Members of the Reddish Charity Four Committee being presented with a cheque for £100 to go to the Pat Seed Fund. Left: Mr. McCormack (transport manager); next to him: Mrs. Beverley (personnel officer).  1801/23  No Date

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The following photographs are taken from the 1981 album and were taken by Stockport Museum.  [no ref. or date]

The beaming room on the ground floor of the 1912 block. It was built as a stock shed and converted into a kitchen and dining room in 1950. It became the beaming room in 1979.  1801/24  1912-1979

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The roof of the boiler house at Gregs Mill, 1981.  1801/25  1981

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A 'steam bloc' boiler in the original boiler house.  1801/26  No Date

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An oil-fired converted Lancashire boiler.  1801/27  No Date

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Details unknown.  1801/28  [n.d.]

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The opening and mixing lines in the 1907 cardroom. This section was brought up from the basement in the 1979/80 modernisation programme.  1801/29  1979/80

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As 1801/29.  1801/30  [n.d.]

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A synthetic fibre scutcher in the 1907 cardroom.  1801/31  1907

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Sliver cans feeding draw frames in the modernised 1907 cardroom.  1801/32  1981

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The modernised cardroom on the ground floor of the 1907 block, 1981.  1801/33  1907-1981

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As 1801/33.  1801/34  [n.d.]

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A waste room which was the warehouse and making up room until the 1979 re-organisations, 1981.  1801/35  1979-1981

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Packing in room - this used to be the main reeling room until the 1971 re-organisation, 1981.  1801/36  1971-1981

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Spinning frames in the No.1 spinning room on the first floor of the 1907 block.  1801/37  1907-1981

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As 1801/37.  1801/38  [n.d.]

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Schlafhorst automatic winding machines in the No.1 winding room - the upper room of the 1912 extension.  1801/39  1912-1981

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Pat Darison (work study assistant) carrying out a schlafhorst study in the No.1 winding room.  1801/40  1981

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Ring tube samples for quality control testing in laboratory.  1801/41  No Date

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Sandra Fearnly and Santina Lees in the laboratory after its move to winding room No.1. This is situated on the upper floor of the 1912 extension.  1801/42  1912

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The recreation room, formerly the ladies rest room, in the 1845 mill.  1801/43  1845

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As 1801/43.  1801/44  [n.d.]

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The original engine house showing where the fly wheel had been, 1981.  1801/45  1981

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Part of the original engine house now used as a store room.  1801/46  No Date

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Part of the south wall of the 1845 mill.  1801/47  1845

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The old boiler house. The door on the left leads to the original engine house.  1801/48  No Date

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As 1801/48.  1801/49  [n.d.]

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The wall between the original boiler house and the 1845 mill.  1801/50  1845

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The passage over the original boiler house now used as a stone well for metal. The room on the right at the end of the passage is the present day plumber shop and on the left is the first economiser house and beyond that the mechanics shop.  1801/51  No Date

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A bench in the original boiler house.  1801/52  No Date

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A bench in the 1845 joiners shop.  1801/53  1845

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Stan Shaw in the 1845 mill joiners shop.  1801/54  1845

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The joiners shop in the 1845 block.  1801/55  1845

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As 1801/55.  1801/56  [n.d.]

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As 1801/55.  1801/57  [n.d.]

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As 1801/55.  1801/58  [n.d.]

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As 1801/55.  1801/59  [n.d.]

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As 1801/55.  1801/60  [n.d.]

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The hoist in the 1920 block.  1801/61  1920

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Mule cleaning in the modern spinning room.  1801/62  No Date

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Multiple end winding creels and skips of spun yarn in the top room of the 1920 block.  1801/63  1920

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The attic room of the 1845 block.  1801/64  1845

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As 1801/64.  1801/65  [n.d.]

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A bracket for part of the line shaft system in the 1845 block.  1801/66  1845

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Wall shelf and coat hooks in the old spinning room.  1801/67  No Date

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A hygrometer on a pillar in the 1845 spinning room.  1801/68  1845

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A recess in the corner of the 1845 spinning room. It has a flue and may have been used to house stores.  1801/69  1845

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The following photographs (1801/70-91) are taken from an album 1979-1980.  [no ref. or date]

A Japanese trade mission at Gregs Mill. 8th March 1979. Copyright: Stockport Express.  1801/70  1979

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John Coventry (sales manager) and Mike Lee (sales director) at Gregs Mill. Taken by K. I was o (leader of the Japanese trade mission) February 1979.  1801/71  1979

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The visit of Roy Hattersley (Secretary of State for Prices and Consumer Protection) to Gregs Mill on March 16th 1979. Left: Mr. Schmuhl (managing director). Copyright: Stockport Express.  1801/72  1979

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As 1801/72. Forefront: Mr. Hattersley and Mr. Schmuhl. In the background, left to right: Mrs. Beverley (personnel); J.M. Lee; D. Hill (private secretary); R.F. Hilton; P.C. Fry (Department of Industry). Copyright: Stockport Express.  1801/73  No Date

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As 1801/72. Left to right: J.M. Lee; Roy Hattersley; R. Schmuhl.  1801/74  No Date

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As 1801/72. 1st and 2nd left: R. Chadwick, L. Carberry. Centre: Roy Hattersley, Mr. Schmuhl. Behind Mr. Schmuhl, Mr. Fry. Right: Peter O'Connell (personnel).  1801/75  No Date

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Clifford Knight - a card attendant who retired from Gregs Mill in 1979. Copyright: Stockport Advertiser.  1801/76  1979

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Mr. Schmuhl and D. Mitchell (Under Secretary of State for Industry). June 1979. Copyright: Stockport Advertiser.  1801/77  1979

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The visit of Mr. Mitchell to Gregs Mill, June 1979. Copyright: Stockport Express.  1801/78  1979

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A retirement celebration for Jack Thompson (cashier) at Gregs Mill. Left to right: Jack Thompson; Betty Thompson (Jack's wife - she was the Head of the Accounts and managing department); Mr. Schmuhl (managing director). Copyright: Stockport Express.  1801/79  No Date

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Vera Byers on her retirement from the mill in June 1979. Copyright: Stockport Express.  1801/80  1979

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Harry Hall who retired from Gregs Mill in 1963, 1969 and 1979. He started at Gregs in 1911 and worked as a watchman. Copyright: Stockport Advertiser.  1801/81  1911-1979

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Harry Hall in his back yard, Hibbert Street, Reddish. He was a watchman at Gregs Mill.  1801/82  No Date

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Details unknown.  1801/83  [n.d.]

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Staff from Gregs Mill and the Co-op taking part in a race possibly for an 'Its a Knockout' competition.  1801/84  No Date

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Staff from Gregs Mill and the Co-op possibly at an 'Its a Knockout' competition.  1801/85  No Date

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Members of the board after a meeting at Gregs Mill, 1979. Back row, left to right: Martin McKay (managing director of Tom Compton Sons and Webb); Nigel Smith (group production engineering director); Clifford Rothera (group household textiles director); Jack Mehaged (chairman of R. Greg & Co., Ltd.); Lewis Goodman (personnel director). Front row: John Ashton (financial director); Alan Green (director of several Vantona Companies); James Spooner (group chairman); David Allience (chief executive). Copyright: Stockport Express.  1801/86  1979

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Mr. Savage (right) taking over as managing director. Left: Mr. Schmuhl who joined Gregs in 1964 and became managing director in 1974. Copyright: Stockport Express.  1801/87  1964-1974

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Mary Jamieson who retired from Gregs in 1980. She was a fancy doubling clerk. Copyright: Stockport Express.  1801/88  1980

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Barbara Collier in the No.1 Beaming room. This room was formerly a stockroom, built in 1913. It was converted to a dining-room and kitchen in 1950. Copyright: Stockport Express.  1801/89  1913-1950

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Doreen O'Connell and Dorothy Beverley in the staff shop. April 1980. The staff dining room was converted to No.1 Beaming. Several storerooms were demolished and the area used to build the staff shop.  1801/90  1980

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Mr. Savage (managing director) presenting Jesse Earnshaw (right) with a clock on the occasion of his retirement from Gregs Mill. Centre: Jean Lloyd (a winder) who gave a bouquet of flowers for Mrs. Earnshaw, March 1980.  1801/91  1980

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