Gwynneth Everett

Gwynneth Everett 1
Secretary to Chief Engineer; Rotol & British Messier; canteen & typing pool; father Cyril also at Rotol; sports & social; husband started Dowty seals; fire in Ashchurch store, 1960s; people
Original Audio File with Dowty archive at the Gloucestershire Heritage Hub
Gwynneth Everett 2
Gwynneth recalls her involvement with tennis, the Ashchurch canteen and the works barber
Original Audio File with Dowty archive at the Gloucestershire Heritage Hub
Gwynneth Everett 3
Gwynneth recalls her move to Dowty Electrics and her husbands involvement in setting up Dowty Seals
Original Audio File with Dowty archive at the Gloucestershire Heritage Hub
Gwynneth Everett 4
Gwynneth recalls a time when she went into the boardroom to take minutes and there was a surprise waiting for her!
Original Audio File with Dowty archive at the Gloucestershire Heritage Hub

Gwynneth Everett started at Rotol in 1940’s as a Secretary to the Chief Engineer and other other Directors

Her father, Cyril also worked at Rotol in the Heat Treatment department and her sister Betty also worked at Arle Court.

She recalls her involvement Sports and Social involvements with tennis and drama.

Gwynneth remembers the works canteen and barber at Ashchurch

She recalls her move to Dowty Electrics and her husbands involvement in setting up Dowty Seals.

Gwynneth remembers the huge fire at the Ashchurch site in 1969 and the disruption that it caused.

She retired as Ron Fitzpatrick’s Secretary at Station Street, Tewkesbury in the 1970’s

Interviewers: Graham James & John Herring

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