Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

13/9/2012

Behind the scenes at the real life Willy Wonka chocolate factory! Never before seen photos reveal what life was like for 19th century Rowntree’s workers

It looks like someone has sneaked in to Willy Wonka’s chocolate factory and secretly taken some photographs. But this is the real life Rowntree’s factory – a dream job for anyone with a sweet tooth.

The confectionary company has now come up with a sweet idea to try and prompt former women workers to come forward to help in the firm’s 150th anniversary celebrations. The firm, now owned by Nestle, wants staff from the 1930s and ‘40s to contribute to a book about life in the famous factory. for more click here

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