Armadale Hosiery

Hosiery423Armadale Hosiery, Brown Street (100 female employees) founded 1919: Manager: Mr Ross of Bathgate; Under-Manager: Mr Wilding Teacher of knitting machine use, with 7 / 8 / 10 needle: Mary Duffy. Workers: After training, 6 shillings per week, followed by piecework. 8 hour days, ½ day on Saturdays when machines had to be cleaned. Some worked at Mayfield Hosiery for some years before returning to the former factory. During WWII, the factory was used for munitions and they worked at Bathgate Hosiery.Map of Brown St Hosiery

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