Below is a list of employees of Groves & Whitnall Limited who were marked for "Long Service" of over 30 years by Keith Grimble Groves, Chairman, in the company's golden jubilee year of 1949. The service of some is as the Limited Company and that of one or two even older, since they commenced with the partnership or with one of the firms absorbed by Groves & Whitnall, after this date we cannot find any further records, we have listed them by location worked within the company and period of employment.
HJ Fennelly - 52 Years, W Howard - 50 Years, RA Wood - 49 Years, JD Smith - 44 Years, FE Ball - 43 Years, WF Evans - 42 Years, AS Davies - 42 Years, PC Bowerman - 42 Years, JB Jones - 40 Years, JL Roberts - 39 Years, RB Clarke - 36 Years, FJ Tomkinson - 35 Years, F Langley - 34 Years, S Montague - 34 Years, Miss AC Wilkes - 34 Years, Miss M Watson - 34 Years, Miss FB Hull - 33 Years, H Fletcher - 30 Years.
A Newton - 50 Years, P Forrest - 47 Years, TH Evans - 39 Years, S Davis - 39 Years, EG Cutting - 38 Years, A Roach - 37 Years, F Ratcliffe - 35 Years, J Lancaster - 31 Years, S Patten - 30 Years, T Wilson - 30 Years, C Higginbotham - 30 Years.
Globe Bottling Works Employees....
H Holmes - 49 Years, W Wharton - 42 Years, T Dagnan - 40 Years, J Murphy - 40 Years, E Lloyd - 37 Years, W Carr - 36 Years, J Camille - 36 Years, H Lightfoot - 35 Years, Mrs A Barlow - 34 Years, T Connor - 33 Years, A Evison - 33 Years, W Pyatt - 33 Years, V Thomas - 33 Years, Mrs H Lever - 33 Years, H Roscoe - 33 Years, F Turner - 32 Years, A Morton - 32 Years, S Whelan - 31 Years, A Welsh - 31 Years, J Barker - 31 Years, J Huby - 30 Years, T Rush - 30 Years, J Pearson - 30 Years, S Haines - 30 Years, Mrs F Lamb - 30 years.