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Steve Price
Steve Price
Joined F&P in 1959
Mike Stanbrook
Mike Stanbrook
Started his apprenticeship in 1956
Richard Brain
Richard Brain
Office boy, Apprentice and a busy career from then on.
John Lewis (the Cinderford one!)
John Lewis (the Cinderford one!)
From F&P Apprentice to early, but busy, retirement.
Jim Smith
Jim Smith
Trained at F&P, then found various adventures around the world!
Terry Dix
Terry Dix
Memories of a Machinist
The latest comments from this site

Apprentice intake 1960
Apprentice intake 1960
Does anyone remember the fire in the storeroom at the back of the hardware...
By Andrew Ellis
On 16/09/2017
REUNION, HELD ON 2nd SEPTEMBER.
REUNION, HELD ON 2nd SEPTEMBER.
I was saddened to hear of the passing of George Hayward. I remember him...
By Graham Aston
On 15/09/2017
Fielding's RFC 2nd team
Fielding's RFC 2nd team
Probably c.1969
Back row third from left is Alan Conboy. Ed: -  Thanks Mark.  John B...
By Mark Carter
On 14/08/2017
GERALD WILLIAMS Apprentice Training School Instructor.
GERALD WILLIAMS Apprentice Training School Instructor.
Hi Gerald, I hope you get to read this, the photos really bring back memories. ...
By ALISTAIR ADAMS
On 08/08/2017
John Lewis (the Cinderford one!)
John Lewis (the Cinderford one!)
From F&P Apprentice to early, but busy, retirement.
A good interview with John Lewis. I first met John at F&P when he joined...
By Stuart Harrold
On 21/07/2017
150th Anniversary Reunion Photo Album
150th Anniversary Reunion Photo Album
Photographs from an album prepared by John Davis, available to all on the day
L to R: Paul ?,  Marc Riddle (last Fielding's apprentice), Neil ?...
By Gary preen
On 05/07/2017
150th Anniversary Reunion Photo Album
150th Anniversary Reunion Photo Album
Photographs from an album prepared by John Davis, available to all on the day
Paul, Gary Preen, Neil and Phil. Thanks Gary!  John B...
By Gary preen
On 05/07/2017
150th Anniversary Reunion Photo Album
150th Anniversary Reunion Photo Album
Photographs from an album prepared by John Davis, available to all on the day
On the left Fiona Jenkins, as was! Thanks Gary!  John B...
By Gary preen
On 05/07/2017
150th Anniversary Reunion Photo Album
150th Anniversary Reunion Photo Album
Photographs from an album prepared by John Davis, available to all on the day
Me behind Fiona!  Thanks Gary!  John B...
By Gary preen
On 05/07/2017
David Jones
David Jones
From Apprentice in 1950 to Installation and Acceptance Engineer
Dave and I spent a month in Athens installing and commissioning 2 presses. I...
By Gary preen
On 05/07/2017
1900 ton Horizontal Extrusion Press, views taken on site in 1969
1900 ton Horizontal Extrusion Press, views taken on site in 1969
Order E70700 for R.T.Z. Metals Ltd., Widnes, c.1968
Tony Barton if I'm not mistaken! Ed:  OK with that one!  John B...
By Graham Aston
On 01/07/2017
1900 ton Horizontal Extrusion Press, views taken on site in 1969
1900 ton Horizontal Extrusion Press, views taken on site in 1969
Order E70700 for R.T.Z. Metals Ltd., Widnes, c.1968
John Little at the controls, and Colin Organ as 'run out' man? Ed...
By Graham Aston
On 01/07/2017