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Carr and Son, of Southgate, blacking manufacturers
of Great Dunmow, Essex, polish and horse-related products
1837 Firm established by John Smith Carr.
1890 Carr's grandsons, John Dale Carr and Ralph Charles Carr, set up another business to make tin containers for their products. which became the John Dale Manufacturing Company; this developed into a substantial and separate business supplying tins, collapsible tubes and, later, aluminium.
1923 A new firm, Carr and Day and Martin Ltd, was registered .
1925 Day and Martin was voluntarily wound up.
1945 Day and Martin advert as supplier of polishes
By 1950, Carr and Day and Martin had re-designed the packaging of their entire product range.
1976 Carr and Day and Martin Ltd was acquired by Nolton Estate
Up to the 1990s, the Carr and Day and Martin equestrian product range consisted mainly of leather care products including saddle soap, polish and oil. Further horse care products were then launched.