Florence Locke

One of the Tilbury Ship Scrubbers

Florence Locke, one of the Tilbury ship scrubbers
John Smith
Ready for a hard days scrubbing
John Smith
John Smith

Here we have two photos of Tilbury ship scrubbers posing for a picture to be taken on board ship. These belonged to my grandmother Florence Locke who also was a Tilbury ship scrubber in the 1940s-1950s I believe. Mabe you might recognise any of these lovely ladies from the past.

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  • Hi my mum Pearl Malthouse and my nan Iris Malthouse used to be a ship scrubber on the swedish lloyd ships but this would have probably been in the 50, 60 or 70s

    By susan mccrory nee malthouse (21/04/2014)
  • HI BARRY.

    THE BABY NAN IS HOLDING IN HER ARMS, IS DAVID AROUND 1941-42 AS HE WAS BORN IN 1939.

    THIS WAS GIVEN TO ME BY JEAN, AND HANDED DOWN THROUGH THE FAMILY

    By J. SMITH. (22/03/2014)
  • John, is the Baby your Mum ? 

    By Barry Banks (20/03/2014)

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