Archive centreWhitehaven
ReferenceYDB 59/12/1
TitleMarchon, early history: photographs
DescriptionPhotographs relating to the early history of Marchon Works, Whitehaven, including Frank Schon and Otto Secher with bicycles, 1941; railway line, Kells, 1940s; company employees, 1944; employee making firelighters, 1940s; opening of new offices and stores by Sir Stafford Cripps, Chancellor of the Exchequer, 8 Jan 1949; sod cutting ceremony by Lord Adams for Solway Anhydrite Mine, 24 May 1952; visit of Princess Alice, Princess Royal, 1954; visit of Senor Condioti, Argentinian Ambassador to the UK, 11 Jul 1957; presentation of the honorary freedom of the Borough of Whitehaven to Frederick Marzillier and Frank Schon by Councillor Frederick Baxter, Mayor of Whitehaven, 1961; Frank Schon and Peter Baines with Alfred Robens, Chairman of the National Coal Board at Marchon, Aug 1962; visit of John Hare MP, Minister for Labour, 6 Sep 1963; presentation of the Queen's Award to Industry, 1966; Hilda MacAleese, Marchon's first woman employee, 1960s; copies of article from Albright and Wilson News on the resignation of Frank Schon from the Board, Jun 1967.
Date1942-1960s
Extent1 file
Catalogue levelFile
Subject termsChemical Industry
Railways
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Marchon, early history: photographs

Marchon, early history: photographs

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