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Benjamin Edgington

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October 1893.

2 Duke Street, London Bridge, SE

1851 Exhibited at the Great Exhibition

1875 Made the marquee for the Jubilee celebrations for the Stockton and Darlington Railway's anniversary. The dining portion of the marquee was 185ft. long by 80ft. while there was an adjoining reception room 120ft. in length by 25ft. wide. At one end of the dining tent there was a ladies' gallery and at the other an orchestral gallery[1]

1898 New company formed, S. W. Silver and Co. and Benjamin Edgington Ltd., to acquire, amalgamate and develop the 2 firms S. W. Silver and Co of Cornhill, London EC, merchants and manufacturers of camping equipment, firearms, leather goods, etc and Benjamin Edgington, of London Bridge, government contractors, manufacturers of tents, camping equipment, etc.[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1875/10/01
  2. The Times (London) , July 4, 1898