Map of Frome reproduced by the kind permission of John Peverley and annotated by Rodney Goodall.
Sylvia Austin worked at Beswick’s, Benchairs and Wallington Weston. This was a factory that made sheets of Marley flooring and tiles, as well as sliding doors.
Trevor Biggs went to work at Wallington Weston in 1972. He became active in both the social club and the trade union.
Russell Milne was born in Edinburgh in 1935 and worked in Edinburgh and East Anglia before moving down to Frome.
Offset litho printing info: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Offset_printing.
Stuart North describes the community response to the attempt to close down Butler and Tanner in 2007. The firm was later rescued by Felix Dennis.
The Stones are a large Frome family, many of whom worked at Butler and Tanner at one time or another.