Monday, 3 June 2013

General Strike 1926: Cleaning staff of the British Gazette

Cleaning staff of the British Gazette, J Pringle, S W Hester, A Templeman, C P Chatwin
BGS image ID: P827761
During the General Strike of 1926 the government set up a newspaper called the British Gazette. This photograph shows some of the Gazette's cleaning staff. They are all members of the Palaeontology Department at the Geological Survey and are (left to right) John Pringle (1877-1948), Sydney William Hester (?1901-1982), Andrew Templeman (1887-1945) and Charles Panzetta Chatwin (1887-1971).

Andrew L Morrison 

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