Flax Mill Maltings Memories

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Published on March 19, 2014

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Oral history interviews from former Maltsters and people stationed at the Maltings Barracks.

Former Maltster John Smallman & Maltings Foreman Len Groves talk about the working in the Maltings kiln.

Former Technical Maltster Bill Preen talks about changes in the malting process at Ditherington Maltings.

Former Maltster Terry Smith and Maltings Foreman, Karl Jones interviewed for Radio Shropshire during a Maltster’s reunion organised by the Friends’ oral history group.

Ann Gregory Talks about her evacuation to Shrewsbury during the Second World War and the dances held in Castlefields attended by soldiers from the Maltings Barracks.

Robert Jones Tells a wonderful story of life as a soldier stationed at the Maltings Barracks and his journey from Ditherington to D Day.

The Friends’ Oral History Project volunteers held a 1940s Tea Dance and invited local residents, former Maltsers and people with memories of the Maltings as barracks to attend.

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