Pocket notebooks of John Greenwood, toolmaker

Scope and Content

Pocket notebooks, mainly re: torpedo works during First World War.

Administrative / Biographical History

John Greenwood was employed as a tool-maker, working on torpedoes, at the Naval dockyard in Weymouth for the duration of the First World War. After 1918, he returned home to Yorkshire, and married in 1921. Following the death of his first wife in 1924, Greenwood re-married in the following year. Becoming unemployed in 1926, Greenwood and his family moved to London, where he worked for the AEC until he retired in 1953.

Access Information

This collection is available to researchers by appointment at the Modern Records Centre, University of Warwick. See http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/services/library/mrc/using/

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Custodial History

The collection was donated to the Centre in 1976 by Greenwood's grandson, Peter Grant.