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Re: Fertiliser factory Near Hertford on 1939 Register ?
« Reply #18 on: Saturday 21 November 20 18:34 GMT (UK) »
Hi

Looking at the map, HMS lived within walking distance of ( one of ) a current "chemical company ( GSK )     
They had/have sites all over.     
Obv now different but you never know.

A number of companies ran company bus services to get employees to/from work.     


Why not contact GSK and see what they have?     



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Brentford Middlesex TW8 9GS United Kingdom Tel: +44 20 8047 5000


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Re: Fertiliser factory Near Hertford on 1939 Register ?
« Reply #19 on: Saturday 21 November 20 19:04 GMT (UK) »
Hi

Looking at the map, HMS lived within walking distance of ( one of ) a current "chemical company ( GSK )     
They had/have sites all over.     
Obv now different but you never know.

A number of companies ran company bus services to get employees to/from work.     


Why not contact GSK and see what they have?     



UK - GSK House 980 Great West Road
Brentford Middlesex TW8 9GS United Kingdom Tel: +44 20 8047 5000


Ray
Don't think GSK  Ware did fertilisers just pharmaceuticals.
Berks / Oxon: Eltham, Annetts, Wiltshire (surname not county), Hawkins, Pembroke, Partridge
Dorset / Hants: Derham, Stride, Purkiss, Scott, Sibley
Yorkshire: Pottage, Carr, Blackburn, Depledge
Sussex: Goodyer, Christopher, Trevatt
Jersey: Fowler, Huelin, Scott
Essex/Herts: Livermore, Holgate, Law, Day, Myson, Boyton
Norfolk/Suffolk: Stone, Alexander, Tipple, Ingate

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Re: Fertiliser factory Near Hertford on 1939 Register ?
« Reply #20 on: Saturday 21 November 20 20:48 GMT (UK) »
Hi

Looking at the map, HMS lived within walking distance of ( one of ) a current "chemical company ( GSK )     
They had/have sites all over.     
Obv now different but you never know.

A number of companies ran company bus services to get employees to/from work.     


Why not contact GSK and see what they have?     



UK - GSK House 980 Great West Road
Brentford Middlesex TW8 9GS United Kingdom Tel: +44 20 8047 5000


Ray

Ray,
many thanks for your continuing interest in the career of this man.  Any Ideas about his 1941-1952 time in RAF Intelligence and at Nurnberg War Crimes Trials?
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Re: Fertiliser factory Near Hertford on 1939 Register ?
« Reply #21 on: Saturday 21 November 20 23:35 GMT (UK) »


Hertford to Ware is almost 20 miles - very temporary lodgings, as think car needed?

I understand that Hertford to Ware is less than 4 miles. Easy walking distance. My ancestors did it every Sunday to go to church.
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Re: Fertiliser factory Near Hertford on 1939 Register ?
« Reply #22 on: Sunday 22 November 20 08:36 GMT (UK) »


Hertford to Ware is almost 20 miles - very temporary lodgings, as think car needed?

I understand that Hertford to Ware is less than 4 miles. Easy walking distance. My ancestors did it every Sunday to go to church.

Sorry, I meant Royston, not Ware, as that was where markheal had suggested it could be.

Google maps would suggest walking 4 miles takes about an hour, so would a superintendent walk for 2 hours everyday?  Bicycle, yes, on foot, more unlikely.


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Re: Fertiliser factory Near Hertford on 1939 Register ?
« Reply #23 on: Sunday 22 November 20 08:58 GMT (UK) »
There was always the omnibus. Probably a good service between Hertford and Ware. Until about five years ago there was a direct bus service between Royston and Hertford as well.
Berks / Oxon: Eltham, Annetts, Wiltshire (surname not county), Hawkins, Pembroke, Partridge
Dorset / Hants: Derham, Stride, Purkiss, Scott, Sibley
Yorkshire: Pottage, Carr, Blackburn, Depledge
Sussex: Goodyer, Christopher, Trevatt
Jersey: Fowler, Huelin, Scott
Essex/Herts: Livermore, Holgate, Law, Day, Myson, Boyton
Norfolk/Suffolk: Stone, Alexander, Tipple, Ingate

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Re: Fertiliser factory Near Hertford on 1939 Register ?
« Reply #24 on: Tuesday 24 November 20 14:59 GMT (UK) »
Response from the Hertford Archivist....
"Kelly's Trade Directory for 1937 was checked and there were no Fertiliser manufacturers listed under Hertford "

"We do hold some records for a company that was based in Royston, the Farmers' Manure/Fertilizer Company, covering 1864 Ė 1973."


Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies
Title:
Farmers' Manure/Fertilizer Company
Description:
Account books and share registers of the Farmers' Manure Company, 1870 - 1972, W T Nash and Company Limited, 1877 - 1971, S H Fordham and Company Limited, 1936 - 1964, and Nash Fordham and Company Limited, 1933 - 1973. See also Acc 3679
Date:
1864 - 1973
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DE/Ky
ANSTRUTHER,Worldwide
BENNETT,
BRETT, Sligo
CARNEGIE,
CROCKFORD, Hampshire.
ELLIOT,
GAUNTLETT, Worldwide
HEAL, HEALE, HELE, Chew Magna, Somerset
HENRY, Sligo
POPE, London docklands,
PRIDDY, Dorset,
STANDERWICK, Somerset,
RIPPINGILLE
Census Information is Crown Copyright, from www.nationalarchives.gov.uk