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jaybird0000

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Re: Your first job
« Reply #30 on: 12:36:31, 01/12/13 »
Worked there also BIg but in the works canteen as baker that was in 1949-50 how time flys
Hey there - did you know my mum? Giussepina, known as Pina, little Italian lady who worked there in the late 50s/60s :)


jaybird0000

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Re: Your first job
« Reply #31 on: 12:43:34, 01/12/13 »
My first job was at Lewis's, on the perfumes and cosmetics - I was the junior. Oh what lovely times they were - it was so pleasant to be at work! Friendly folk mostly and enjoyed the work too. 4.8s.6d a week if I recall correctly - 1968. Wish I was back there  :'(  Anyone have any memories of Lewis's? RIP  :(

flyer

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« Reply #32 on: 07:12:39, 02/12/13 »
Yes only been there 2 weeks ,but not a good leaving 1955 just been moved to the books from records cashing up at shift end someone rushed in for a book rather than put all the cash back in till I put the sale on the side to cash in later, i was seen by floor walker?? and let go ,closest ive ever got to sueing anyone,but going up again a firm like Lewis with their high priced legal team,not a good idea.BUT big BUT I always remember and i did give them their just reward

J1985

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« Reply #33 on: 11:08:30, 04/12/13 »
Paper round when I was 12 years old! I don't miss those early morning I can tell you!  ;D

Dennis Neal

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Re: Your first job
« Reply #34 on: 11:09:02, 05/12/13 »
Saturday job helping the baker on his round aged about 12 for 2 shillings, a sticky bun and a loaf to take home to my mam
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« Reply #35 on: 21:57:06, 15/12/13 »
ladies pride st saviours Rd started in 1970 aged 15 and spent a year in the training school. remember Mrs Ferriman was our superviser :laugh:

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« Reply #36 on: 19:33:58, 16/12/13 »
Hey there - did you know my mum? Giussepina, known as Pina, little Italian lady who worked there in the late 50s/60s :)
sorry blind as a bat only just saw your post No not only was i there around 49 but remember no names only the face of the works canteen managess  i was 15 and she had to be in her late 40s but it LOVE at first sight


Rodders

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Re: Your first job
« Reply #37 on: 13:50:13, 28/12/13 »
My first job was at Lewis's, on the perfumes and cosmetics - I was the junior. Oh what lovely times they were - it was so pleasant to be at work! Friendly folk mostly and enjoyed the work too. 4.8s.6d a week if I recall correctly - 1968. Wish I was back there  :'(  Anyone have any memories of Lewis's? RIP  :(


Oh yes, riding the escalators up and down between floors when I was a kid and then in my teens going to the top floor to watch the new fangled colour televisions.

Dennis Neal

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« Reply #38 on: 18:58:33, 28/12/13 »
I remember Lewis' opening, probably about 1936.
Also remember seeing Donald Campbell's "Bluebird" on exhibition there after breaking the land speed record. probably about 1938.
Lewis' was the wonder of the age in those days. Only other department store I can remember was the Co-Op which was spread over several shops.
 
Dennis

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