Below features workers from the former Woollen Mill and their stories about their time at the Mill.

J Jeremiah Amor

Worked in lab making colour – worked with clients to decide colour – adjust after dying Tested textiles for quality after production Assist in dying production

T Ted Bain


C Carol Boyd


M Max Coomber

Assistant Foreman/Yarn Store Manager

P Peter Goodman

Washed for Controlled Shrinkage/Dennis Jervis’s Leading Hand

R Robyn Harry

Spinning and Bobbins

J John S Henderson

Wool Sorter (Dip Textile Design)

D Dennis Hughson

Production Control

M Mary Jackson

Mending Dept

D Don Jenkins

Office Boy (various sections) - Production Control & Managing Director 1971-1989

M Murray Jennings

Weaving Maintenance

D Dennis Jervis

Dry and Wet Finishing

R Rosemary Kelson

Quality Control

R Ron Kenneally


S Shirley Martin

Winding/Warehouse/Mending/Warp Room

L Lindsay Miller

Collection of production figures/Tour Guide/Production Manager

D David McKenzie

Dispatch Clerk Manager of Dreamspun

N Nancy Moore

D Dennis O’Keefe

Loom Operator/Maintenance-Painting/Truck Driving and Mowing

P Pat Quinn

Stacking and collecting empty bobbins from weavers for winders

D Darryl Smith

Tufting Acrylic Blanket

L Leanne Shiells


D Donald Tinker


E Elaine Thomas

Winding/Twisting/Warping/Quality Control/Warehouse

J John Van Baaren

Production Recorder

J John Van de Camp

Raising Fabric/Fringing Rugs/Tendering Electric Blankets/Cost Accountant

P Peter Wallace Smith

Storeman (picking up mail, ordering goods)