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ger

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olympia buisness machines old employees
« on: February 20, 2008, 11:26:33 PM »
just wondering if anyone on the forum or their families worked in the German factory olympia on the Boucher rd.

Christopher

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Re: olympia buisness machines old employees
« Reply #1 on: July 13, 2008, 02:47:32 AM »
Hello Ger,

Could you try your question the other way ???

Do you recall the names of any of your workmates at Olympia Business Machines ???

Maybe someone will recognise the names and be able to put you in touch.

Christopher

ger

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Re: olympia buisness machines old employees
« Reply #2 on: July 21, 2008, 02:21:12 AM »
thanks christopher                                                                                                                                           
will try that one. i thought with over 400 workers maybeeee.

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Re: olympia buisness machines old employees
« Reply #3 on: July 22, 2008, 11:17:33 AM »
just wondering if anyone on the forum or their families worked in the German factory olympia on the Boucher rd.

My missus worked there. And theres a fella I see from time to time called Artie who worked there.

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« Reply #4 on: July 29, 2008, 10:28:22 PM »
hi rab worked there myself from it opened until it closed.started on the rivetting  and ended making segments for typewriters what dept. did the missus work in and can you remember arties second name.
made many good friends there and often wonder where they went

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« Reply #5 on: July 30, 2008, 04:22:19 PM »
hi rab worked there myself from it opened until it closed.started on the rivetting  and ended making segments for typewriters what dept. did the missus work in and can you remember arties second name.
made many good friends there and often wonder where they went

GER. She was on the assembly line. She remembers a Beth Dunn and a Helena Wilson. Think there was a Billy Reid,a Maureen Reddy and her husband who worked there also.

I see Artie now and again. I'll get his surname next time.

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Re: olympia buisness machines old employees
« Reply #6 on: September 14, 2008, 07:32:08 PM »
hi rab worked there myself from it opened until it closed.started on the rivetting  and ended making segments for typewriters what dept. did the missus work in and can you remember arties second name.
made many good friends there and often wonder where they went

She was on the Assembly Line. There was a Beth Dunn and I think a Helena Wilson who worked with her. That fella Artie's surname was McCullum.

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Re: olympia buisness machines old employees
« Reply #7 on: September 19, 2011, 12:37:46 PM »
Billy Foley.Maurice Cunningham.Tommy Lockhart..Dougie Erwin George Smart. These are just a few iwill have another think and post later. ???

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Re: olympia buisness machines old employees
« Reply #8 on: September 24, 2011, 05:02:36 PM »
Hi, worked there for about 6 years until it closed. remember a lot of people,the craig bros,billy foley, pauline and gunther,winstone,2 twin sisters from donegall road one was iris cant remember name of other 1.was a pretty good place to work.

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Re: olympia buisness machines old employees
« Reply #9 on: September 25, 2011, 01:27:47 PM »
I have remembered a few more name from that time .here goes  see if any of these ring a bell.Josh Wilson...Tommy Rossbottom...Billy and Irene Reid Carol Boyle..Sadie  Flannigan. (hr)

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Re: olympia buisness machines old employees
« Reply #10 on: October 10, 2011, 12:03:22 AM »
Tommy Rosbotham  was my uncle my Aunt Winnie Rosbotham also worked there

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Re: olympia buisness machines old employees
« Reply #11 on: October 10, 2011, 12:08:17 AM »
Dessie Wilkinson & Roberta Picking worked there.  they went to Germany to train
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Re: olympia buisness machines old employees
« Reply #12 on: October 11, 2011, 03:02:14 PM »
Yea .Dessie was friendly with another employee called Tommy Beaty. I think he married a german girl.

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Re: olympia buisness machines old employees
« Reply #13 on: February 29, 2012, 03:59:10 PM »
Hi all..if anyone knows how to contact Charlie(Cahal) Donaghy or Peter Mc Cready ,they both worked in Olympia, i would like to here from them..

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Re: olympia buisness machines old employees
« Reply #14 on: February 29, 2012, 11:13:17 PM »
Yea .Dessie was friendly with another employee called Tommy Beaty. I think he married a german girl.
Hi skip, welcome to the forum I take it that Tommy Beaty married a German girl, Dessie married Roberta  :)
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