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B. J. Friend and Co

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1947. Gainsborough.

of Gainsborough Mill, Union Street, Macclesfield, Cheshire. Telephone: Macclesfield 3874. Cables: "Beejayeff, Macclesfield"

of Stepney, London

1891 Company established by Colonel B. J. Friend

1947 British Industries Fair Advert for "Gainsborough" a speciality range of: Ladies' House Gowns; Men's, Women's and Children's Dressing Gowns in Wool, Rayon and Cotton; Ladies' Blouses; Bathing Gowns and Beach Wear. (Textiles Section - Earls Court, Ground Floor, Stand No. 173) [1]

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  1. 1947 British Industries Fair Advert 247; and p109