Alec (Mac) McDougall.

Photo: Bazza and Mac. Alec McDougall was a Letterpress Printer and we all knew him as just “Mac”. He had a stack of kids, at least eight on our last count. It was said that after a visit to the home of Harry Dost that poor old Harry had to ring Mac up and tell […]

Bob “ACE” Virgin.

Affectionately known by his workmates as “ACE” the late Bob Virgin retired on 20th July, 1983. Bob started in the printing trade in 1935 at Specialty Printers and stayed there 18 years before it was time to look at other printing firms. He certainly got around, there was Shipping News, Bowdens (twice), Allen Press, Graphic […]