Whitby Online Historic Photographs Collection

Whitby Women in the Second World War
Women in Manufacturing
Brunton Lumber Yard, 1947
Brunton Lumber Yard, 1947 Details
The Brunton Lumber Company was built at Whitby Harbour in 1941.
Doreen Gellich at Brunton Lumber Company, c.1942
Doreen Gellich at Brunton Lumber Company, c.1942 Details
During the Second World War, it manufactured ammunition boxes for Defense Industries Limited in Ajax.
Unidentified Forewoman at Brunton Lumber Company, c.1942
Unidentified Forewoman at Brunton Lumber Company, c.1942 Details
Women were recruited to work at Brunton Lumber Company which fulfilled war contracts until 1945.
Hilda and Eileen Barnett with Co-Workers at Brunton Lumber Co., 1945. Photograph courtesy of Valerie Gierman.
Hilda and Eileen Barnett with Co-Workers at Brunton Lumber Co., 1945. Photograph courtesy of Valerie Gierman. Details
Hilda and Eileen Barnett of Port Whitby were employed by Brunton Lumber Company during the Second World War. They can be seen at the centre of this photograph.
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