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of Lincoln and Northampton.
The shoe retailer was established in 1875, named after three employees of the company.
1876 The company was registered on 20 December, to acquire the business of the firm of the same name, manufacturers of boots, shoes and other leather articles. 
1894 Advert. 
1903 The business of Rabbits and Sons was taken over.
For many years, there was a branch in nearly every town in the United Kingdom.
1929 Acquired by Sears
Became part of British Shoe Corporation based in Leicester.