Engineers workbelt and tools

Object number

LDVAL 2004.20.11


Cream cloth workbelt. Contains 2 compasses, 1 multi-function compass (with 3 separate attachments), and 2 dividers. Contains 8 peices altogether. Belonged to Mr John Armston Vice who was a Generation Operation Engineer at Barking Power Station after it opened in 1925 until 1951.

Physical description

Cream shammy leather, rectangular woorkbelt, with pockets along its length. Some pockets used to hold a variety of tools. Rolls up for storage and is tied closed with 2 cotton ties.



Electricity supply tools


workbelt length: 555mm
Box width: 190mm


Workbelt: Textile
Contents: Metal

Collection type

Social history, Vice collection


Makers Mark Stamped On handle of divider: Jackson Bros

Alternative reference

Entry Number 1544/11

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