MEMORY LANE: Grantham factory girls made ball bearings

Ransome and Marles, 1953.
Ransome and Marles, 1953.
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In 1953, these six ladies worked together at Ransome and Marles, which was situated on Springfield Road.

Pictured, from left, back – ? McDonald and Gill Pettit; front – Betty ?, Joyce ?, Nellie Gibson and ??.

The ball bearing factory closed in 1957 when production moved to Newark.