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Cel­e­bra­tions of Guy Fawkes Night

All in a day’s work It’s 1933, and women at Brock’s Fireworks Ltd, in Cheam, Sur­rey, are proudly dis­play­ing a range of fireworks that they have made – ac­com­pa­nied by an ef­figy of Guy Fawkes. Brock’s was at one time the largest fire­work maker in the world and em­ployed many women work­ers on a sea­sonal ba­sis. Who Do You Think You Are?

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