Asbestos at Colvilles/Ravenscraig/Faircloughs 60s/70s

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Asbestos at Colvilles/Ravenscraig/Faircloughs 60s/70s

Postby vculbert » Wed Mar 01, 2017 11:37 am

Hello everyone,

I am hoping to find people on here that worked at Colvilles in the 60s/70s. My late father-in-law and mother-in-law, Joe and Martha Culbert of Stonehouse had both been exposed to asbestos and both died of the effects ie myeloma, lung cancer and mesothelioma.

It appears that Martha inhaled the asbestos when washing Joe's clothes from the works and 40 years later it gave her mesothelioma and she died a painful death.

If anyone worked there and knew either Joe personally, or witnessed that asbestos was loose etc then I really would like to hear from you.

Joe also worked at Faircloughs as a labourer for Faircloughs and was involved in the demolition of the Glasgow tenements. This also is a place where he was almost certainly exposed to asbestos. Either way, this devoted couple who were outgoing, social people deserved to die in this way. My husband lost his mum last year and his dad in 2007 and he's suffered badly from the loss. Please help if you can, thank you.
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Re: Asbestos at Colvilles/Ravenscraig/Faircloughs 60s/70s

Postby Dot » Mon Mar 13, 2017 10:24 pm

You might find information on this link which is useful.

http://www.nationalasbestos.co.uk
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Re: Asbestos at Colvilles/Ravenscraig/Faircloughs 60s/70s

Postby edward carolan » Thu Mar 16, 2017 12:07 pm

Check out
http://www.clydesideactiononasbestos.org.uk/
They may be able to help you or direct you to other resources.
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Re: Asbestos at Colvilles/Ravenscraig/Faircloughs 60s/70s

Postby vculbert » Sat Mar 18, 2017 7:21 pm

Thank you. I'm not sure if they'd be able to provide witnesses though as that what we need.
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Re: Asbestos at Colvilles/Ravenscraig/Faircloughs 60s/70s

Postby Dot » Sun Mar 26, 2017 9:45 pm

Maybe you could get in touch with others from a support group for asbestos.

http://www.acrosslanarkshire.co.uk/supp ... ctims.html
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Re: Asbestos at Colvilles/Ravenscraig/Faircloughs 60s/70s

Postby vculbert » Tue Oct 24, 2017 7:15 pm

Still looking for witnesses please...
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