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A photo of Whitecroft Pin Factory, Gloucestershire.

A photo of Whitecroft Pin Factory

Above: A photo of Whitecroft Pin Factory. Note the rugby posts in the field bottom left, the very sucessful Whitecroft rugby team played here. Also shown are the station buildings and the far platform which may now be replaced.


A photo of employees at Whitecroft Pin Factory.

Above: Ivor Ellis wrote "... Here's a photo taken inside 'Whitecroft Pin Factory' loaned to me for the site by my cousin Irene Mudway, I don't know the year, or names of the ladies pictured, but I'm sure a few of your viewers will".

Click for press cutting from 1948


Photo of a Pin Machine

Above: a photo of a machine for making pins at the Pin Factory. The young man on the right is Bryan "Chippy" Moore..

Mike James added: "... I Think the man on the left is Ray Willets who played rugby for Whitecroft. I am an old Whitecroft lad now living in Poole. I think one of the Pin Factory girls is Connie Thomas from Pillowell. My Grandfather Jim Clements was well known in local circles".

Bryan made the parts for the machine and Raymond assembled them.

Thanks also to Colin Henderson and Bryan Nelmes.


A photo taken inside Whitecroft Pin Factory

Above: A photo taken insdie Whitecroft Pin Factory. Again the young man on the right is Bryan "Chippy" Moore.


A photo of Whitecroft RFC playing on the Pin Factory grounds

Finally a photo of the Whitecroft rugby football team playing on a pitch within the grounds belonging to the Pin Factory. Eventually the ground was needed for expansion of the factory, so the pitch was lost.

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