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South Hylton paper mill
South Hylton Paper Mill, which closed in 1971.
Your Story: Holly's Grandad

When I was 21 I was dating my wife margaret, we used to soicalise by visiting local dance halls and pubs. Our local at the time was Pennywell Comrads club, Pennywell, South Hylton. I work at the South Hylton Paper Mill as a machine man (paper maker) from 1959 to 1971. I worked over 3 shifts each machine had a 5 man crew. More...

Words: George Laverick

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