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Some of the staff on the steps of the Weir Laundry, in 1904

From the left:
Kate Bennett (ironer), Nellie Brazier (worked with the calender or steam mangle), Amy Cosens (collar machine - this was the top job!),
Edith Budd (calender), Unknown (calender), Nellie Bennett (ironer), Ethel Pink (ironer)

The laundrey, which had been started some twenty years previously, employed well over twenty women

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