what was your first package

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  1. cruiser

    cruiser Funster Life Member

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    some one has told me their first wage package. £1.000. and when I told them what mine was. all of £2.6 shillings and 6p. for a 45 hour week. they laughed. I did try to explain that you could take a girl out with 2 shillings and 6p.
     
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    £16.52p that was for 40 hrs down the pit on pit bottom haulage
    lasted abut six months the joined up as a junior solder
    bill
     
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    £35.44 :(
     
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    10 Shillings ! or 50 pence .
     
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    In those days you could get six pints for £1 a packet of 20 fags was 90p a packet of jonnies x3 60p
    for abut a fiver you could have a grate night out get pissed layed and fish and chips taxi home
    and still have some scrap in your pocket
    BILL
     
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  6. cruiser

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    I for got to say it was in 1960.
     
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    12/6 and mum had 10/- of that 1967
     
  8. Wildman

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    £2 2s a week in 1965
     
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    £14/1s in 1969
    I was an apprentice Electrician with a good crew that booked loads of "overtime" ;)
     
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    SGB scafolder bottom hand 14/6 per wk ,and no lightweight alloy gear
     
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    £3.10s (£4.00 less 10s NI deduction) per week 1965
     
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    First job was an accounts assistant in 1971 - Wage was £6.50 p/w
     
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    £3,10s apprentice electrician(armature winder) for Kellogg when the did in house maintenance but stopped in 1971 so went in army,
     
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    £11/week apprentice
     
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    £50 a month as a "trainee manager" at Zurich Insurance. I got a 50p a week increase soon after when I got my A level results, and another £200 a year when I was 21 and qualified as an Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute. I would like to think that was ok for those days, but it was crap even then.
     
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    My first job was as a butchers boy delivering meat on a bike with a large wicker basket on the front for which I got £1/10s. If I remember correctly my first full time wage was £3-1s-9d. This was as an apprentice draughtsman at Hadfields in Sheffield which used to be on the site where the Meadowhell shopping centre is now. I was told that myself and another lad who started on the same day were the first two lads in Sheffield to be trained as draughtsmen from leaving school as before that you had to be a time served fitter before you could be transferred to a drawing office to be trained. At lunch time we used to go out and watch them building the M1's Tinsley viaduct which most of you will have driven over.
     
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    £4 per week as a trainee butcher then £9 per week less Accommodation costs in the RAF!
     
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    £2/3/6p apprentice hgv fitter for a Rootes dealer Bristol in 1963. The good times.
     
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    1974 before leaving school 50pph as petrol pump attendant then 35pph as electrical apprentice :(
     
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    £2 12 3d per week as a trainee civil engineer in 1963
     
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