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John Walker and Co (of London)

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of Farringdon House, Warwick Lane, London, EC4, Publishers and Wholesale Manufacturing Stationers

1880 Established by John Walker, James MacDonald (d. 1891) and William Barringer (d. 1890).

1893 Incorporated as a Limited Company

1914 Directors: John Walker, John Walker (jun.), Percy Barringer, F. Wallace Whitlock and Godfrey Power (Secretary ).

Business: Publishers of Atlases, Diaries, &c. Manufacturing Stationers, Account Books, Memo Books, &c. Originators of the "Backloop" Notebooks, "Walker's" Loose Leaf Books; "Walker's" Reform Refill Books; Letterettes, &c., also producers of "Society" brands of Note Papers, "Anchor" pens and "Anchor" Office Sundries. Makers of Index Letter Files, &c.

1922 Listed Exhibitor. Manufacturers of Diaries, Loose Leaf Pocket and Account Books; Stationery; Letter Files; Albums; Ladies' Handbags; and Fancy Leather Goods. (Stand Nos. K.107 and K.129).[1]

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