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Gerrish, Ames and Simpkins

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of 129-133 Mare Street, Hackney, London, E8. Telephone: Amherst 2352-5. Cables: "Obligable, Hack, London"

  • Bought Morley Hall, Hackney, during the First World War. [1]
  • 1932 Built the adjoining Carlington works.
  • 1946 Pockets for garments. [2]
  • 1947 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Manufacturers of "Carlington" Overcoats, Suits, Sportswear and "Wim'bell'don" Flannels for Men and Youths. (Earls Court, Stand No. 371) [3]
  • c1962 The company remained in Hackney until about 1962.

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Sources of Information

  1. [1] British History Online
  2. [2] Wikipatents
  3. 1947 British Industries Fair p115