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Keith, Prowse and Co

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April 1893.
June 1932.

Keith Prowse of 48 Cheapside, London.

1796 Company established by Robert Keith.

1832 William Prowse became a partner.

1902 The company was registered on 28 January, to acquire the business of manufacturers of musical instruments, music publishers etc of the firm of the same name. [1]

1914 Theatrical box agency, entertainment providers, music publishers and pianoforte manufacturers. Employees 250. [2]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908
  2. 1914 Whitakers Red Book