Working for Reid and Welsh by Marion

Marion went to work at Reid and Welsh Ltd., Lossiebank Mills, Elgin at the age of 15 in the 1940s. Her work involved making blankets and uniforms for the forces. She worked as a winder. One of the main events while she was there was when the factory was flooded. The factory also experienced blackouts. Her working week was Monday to Saturday with half a day on Saturday and Sunday off earning 8 /- a week.

Memory contributed by Marion, Lossiemouth

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