Vera Butterworth

Working at Tricketts

Vera talks about her time at Tricketts, Gaghills Mill. She talks about the strict under-supervisor who kept bring her work back and how she got revenge! They had to buy their own tools to work with and shows a 'bob-harry' a closing hammer that was only called a bob-harry in the Rossendale Valley. She explains the process of back seaming and is very sad emotional when they closed the factory and pulled it down, sad times. Running time - 3:52