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What were the years your wife & yourself worked there? Do you happen to have any photographs of the original works at all or contact with any other former employees of the company who worked there pre-1982?
That was taken outside the loading bay entrance to the basement in Pemberton (Alfred) Street. Roughly where the India Visa office is now. Great picture and I've heard Eric Watts was a 'vigorous' Brummie. Apparently he didn't appreciate the 'J R Gaunt London' marks on a lot of the badges and...
Thank you, that would be really helpful.
The main Gaunts involved with the Company were:
[Richard Gaunt of Rowley Regis]
Gaunt, James Richard (J R Gaunt)
Gaunt, Charles Frederick (the Son)
Gaunt, Walter Frances (brother to C.F.)
Gaunt, John Richard (last Chairman)
If any of the first 4...
I am researching the firm of J. R. Gaunt & Son Ltd., of Warstone Parade Works, Warstone Parade East, B18 6NU, who at their peak were the largest manufacturers of Military Accoutrements in the British Empire. The works filled the top end of Warstone Parade East, extending back to Pemberton...