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  1. karenjbailey says

    This is my Grandad and just how I remembered him. I have spent lots of hours when I was little watching him at the Abbeydale industrial hamlet making the pots.

  2. scoobydo0 says

    It is a very proud moment to find television footage of my Grandad George. Goodwin He certainly worked hard during his life time and as I remember he was a very gentle man.
    Kerry Cowen (nee Goodwin)

  3. Goodwin says

    I can always remember going to see grandad at the Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet treading the clay and making the Crucible Pots. He was a really hard worker and a really kind man. I have recently purchased this footage so that I can show his great grandchildren and one day his great great grandchildren. Casey (Goodwin)

  4. Pressy says

    He was my Great Grandfathers brother .... His son told me about this, very nice to see ancestors at work.

  5. bikerboy says

    I worked with George at Huntsman\"s steels in the 1960s .We worked in the warehouse /blacksmiths shop ,while he was by then a steel inspector . He was a very funny and a very fit man for his age ,as he cycled on his old bicycle to work in every weather having given- up motorcycles ,even a bad accident didn\'t deter him . He was a constant thorn in Fred ,our foreman\"s side ,but his stories were legendary ,around his pot- bellied stove . I moved away to work in the North West ,but on occasion while visiting my Ma in Sheffield I used to see George still going for fresh food with a handful of carrier bags walking to his home in Page Hall , no clue how old he was but he could beat me by at least 50 years ?. --- His descendants should be very proud ,a true one off .

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