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Sheila Leather

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Sheila Leather (1898-1983)

1898 Born in Oxton, Cheshire, the daughter of John Walter Leather, an Analytical Chemist.

1946 Presumably went into business as Holmes and Leather, employing only women,

1951 Spoke on training in industry at the conference of the Women's Engineering Society[1]

1983 Died in Lincolnshire[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Sep 08, 1951
  2. BMD