Mitcham Foods, Ltd.

Factory at 2/10 Commonside East producing ‘Margarine, Cheese, etc.’ according to the 1963 Borough of Mitcham List of Factories.

Norwood News – Friday 17 August 1962
Image © Trinity Mirror. Image created courtesy of THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD.

An evening shift of 4 hours at three shillings, nine pence and a farthing per hour came to fifteen shillings and a penny. Adjusted for inflation, this is equivalent to sixteen pounds in 2018, or around £4 per hour.

Norwood News – Friday 17 August 1962
Image © Trinity Mirror. Image created courtesy of THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD.

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