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Nuffield Study - Appendix 2 - Townsend

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Nuffield Study 1943

Appendix 2

B Townsend and Co Limited


Industry

Cattle Cake Manufacturs, Seed, Seend Corn and Agricutural Merchants

Location

Stroud

Number employed at present time (June/ Sept 1942

Men

57

Women

4

Estimated Numbers employed prewar

Men

77

Women

4

Estimated postwar numbers (a)men (b) women

80

Does the housing situation effect your supply of labour at the present time? If so, in what way?

No

Do you expect to remain after the war?

Established in Gloucestershire 75 years

What proportion of your employees travel to work by train (other means of conveyance) from other districts?

2

What is the nature of your principal raw materials?

Does it come by rail, canal or road?

English and foreign corn, inported cakes and meals, English and foreign seed.

Rail and Road

What form of power do you use?


Gas engine, crude oil engine and electricity

Do you produce your own power? If so, is it generated by steam or gas?

Partly gas

Would you be interested in an increased public supply of electric power, if available

yes



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