What's NEW

Here are the most recent additions to the collection.  If you are a return visitor, this will be where the items rediscovered or newly identified can be found.  In a month or so, these will be moved into the main record by region and date.  There are more items gathered and provided by interested people to be scanned and included, so check back often.   Links are provided for a quick connection to the relevant time period.   

1:  As part of a project to catalog UK ordinary folk during their daily activities the workforce of Brush was filmed leaving the main gates in 1900.

3:  On the occasion of the 1989 Loughborough Centenary, Prime Minister Thatcher wrote to the company, staff and town a letter of congratulation. 

2:  Here is a newly "discovered" article written for the Loughborough Echo in 1989,  Does anyone have the Part 1 ?

4:  Captured with the crew of a German Luftwaffe bomber that crashed near Loughborough in 1940 was this map of the town with the Brush factory marked as a potential target.

Luftwaffe map of Loughborough

5: Aerial view of the Brush factory in 1930 - a photograph of an artists work which was used in company publicity.

1930 Brush factory overhead

NOTICE.  All documents and images and any links to other sites are provided for research and educational purposes.  The ownership of any copyrighted materials remains with the owner.

If you have suitable materials or missing issues of Brush magazine or news articles, please send to Webmaster using the CONTACT form.

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