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EAW000379 ENGLAND (1946).  The Blythe Colour Works, Cresswell, 1946. This image has been produced from a damaged negative.


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    Title [EAW000379] The Blythe Colour Works, Cresswell, 1946. This image has been produced from a damaged negative.
    Reference EAW000379
    Date 17 April 1946
    Place name CRESSWELL
    Parish DRAYCOTT IN THE MOORS
    District
    Region
    Country ENGLAND
    Easting / Northing 397800,  339127
    Longitude / Latitude -2.0327465576695,  52.949206476831
    National Grid Reference SJ978391
    Image size (px)
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    Sparky
    Monday 6th of November 2017 09:23:30 PM
     On 29th November 1943, the US Army’s 104th Chemical Co arrived at the custom-built “Bolero Camp” in Cresswell. Pretty much on the site where Rookery Crescent is now, the camp consisted of a series of Nissan huts, and could hold around 300 men.

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    Sparky
    Monday 6th of November 2017 09:23:05 PM
     WW2 Q why did the military need coloured glass?

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    Sparky
    Monday 6th of November 2017 09:19:32 PM
     1951 BLYTHE COLOUR WORKS LTD., CRESSWELL, STOKE-ON-TRENT. T.A., "Blycol, Stoke-on-Trent". T.N., Blythe Bridge 2101/3 (3 lines). Established 1870. Coloured enamels, gold and all raw materials for decorating and manufacturing glassware. Directors: D. R. Wildblood (Managing); F. W. R. Wildblood; A. Hawley; L. H. Koskie; C. G. Sergeant. Secretary: G. Nicholson.

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    Monday 6th of November 2017 09:18:39 PM