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Howes and Burley

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1900. Carriage lamps.
September 1905. Lamps.
April 1908.
August 1912.

of 20-34 Bishop Street, Birmingham

1894 Partnership change. '...the Partnership heretofore subsisting between us the undersigned, Walter Howes, William Burley, William Howes, and Hallewell Rogers, carrying on business at Bishop-street, in the city of Birmingham, under the style of Howes and Burley, as Carriage Lamp Manufacturers, has this day been dissolved as and from the 31st day of December, 1893, by mutual consent. The business will henceforth be carried on by the said Walter Howes, William Howes, and Hallewell Rogers, under the style of Howes and Burley...'[1]

1896/7 Directory: Advertiser. More detail [2]

1900 The company was registered on 27 June, to acquire the business of carriage lamp manufacturers of a firm of the same name. [3]

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Sources of Information

  • Birmingham’s Industrial Heritage by Ray Shill. Published by Sutton Publishing 2002. ISBN 0-7509-2593-0