Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Higgins, Eagle and Co

From Graces Guide

of 4 and 6, Cannon Street; 3, Distaff Lane; and 17 and 26, Old Change, London, E.C.

Lace Warehousemen (Wholesale)

Established about 1845 as Higgins, Eagle & Hutchinson.

In November, 1890, the business was taken over by the present directors, Edward Clark, Charles Ash Body, and Alfred Longdale Temple, trading as Higgins, Eagle & Co. Prior to this each member of the present co-partnership was for many years associated with the firm. Although now converted into a Limited Company, there is no outside issue of shares.

1914 Premises: Extensive warehouses fronting Cannon Street, and extending from 3, Distaff Lane to 26, Old Change. Branches: Birmingham, Manchester, Leeds, Liverpool, Edinburgh, Glasgow; also at Melbourne (Australia) and Wellington (N.Z.). Stag: Over 300 persons. Specialities: Real Lace, Cotton Lace, Silk Lace, Nets, Curtains, Swiss Embroideries, Chiffons, Tulles, Ribbons, Handkerchiefs, Blouses, Linen Goods, Underclothing, Frillings, Flowers, Straws, Skirts.


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