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Employees at Watts of Lydney - 1950s.

An old photo of workers at Watts factors, Lydney, GLOS.

"... a group of Watts (Factors) workers, it probably dates from the 1950’s. Taken on what is now the Tesco site in Lydney".

Left to right: 1, 2 Jack Price, 3 Bill James, 4 Row. Vedmore, 5 Kenyon Thomas, 6 Tony Lansdown, 7 Tony Wright.

Ian Thomas added: "... No 5, leaning against the lorry is Kenyon Thomas from Aylburton who died 6th of January 2015 aged 94"

Mike Wright added: "... My father Tony Wright passed away in November 2014 aged 90 years"..

Brian Oliver added: "... I have seen this photo before as it was in Bill James’ office, the recovery vehicle in the background is a WW 2 Albion and was known by the fitters as the 'Flying Pig'".

Amie Lewis added: "... No 6 is Tony Lansdown my grandfather, sadly passed away this year aged 89 ...".

Thanks also to Robert Watkins who added: "... I started work in that departmemt in 1941 and left in 1960 ...".

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