Radio present for retiring director

Long servcie: Director and secretary Lieutenant Colinel C J Whetcroft steps down from his role at Haarlem Mill in Wirksworth.
Long servcie: Director and secretary Lieutenant Colinel C J Whetcroft steps down from his role at Haarlem Mill in Wirksworth.

Forty years of service to Haarlem Mill at Wirksworth was recognised in 1955 by employees when they said farewell to director and secretary Lieutenant Colonel C J Wheatcroft.

He and his wife were presented with a radio by works manager Douglas Tomlinson who wished them a happy retirement to Devonshire.

They are pictured with Mr and Mrs Kenneth Wheatcroft and Mr and Mrs Michael Wheatcroft.