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June 1905.
March 1906.
July 1906.
April 1907.

of 1 Leadenhall Buildings, London. (1908)

of 17 Greek Street, London, W1. (1922)

of 17 Greek Street, London, W1, and Westbrook Mills, Godalming, Surrey, and Woodstock, Oxfordshire. Telephone: Regent 4204. Cables: "Leatherdressers, London." (1929)

of 17 Greek Street, London, W1. Telephone: Gerrard 2424. Cables: "Leatherdressers, London". (1947)

1895 The company was registered on 6 July, to acquire the business of the firm of the same name, leather dressers. [1]

c1900 The firm employed about 60 people in the factory at Woodstock, in Oxfordshire, and 150-200 people in neighbouring villages. These were probably cottage workers employed for sewing. [2]

1922 Listed Exhibitor - late entry - British Industries Fair. Manufacturers of English Deer Leather, White and Coloured Mock Bucks, Antelopes, Velvet Persians, White and Buff Hides, Piano Leather, Gloving Leather, Chamois. (Stand No. J.119) [3]

1929 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Manufacturers of Deer Leather, Antelopes, White and Buff Hides, Gloving (white washable and coloured), Velvet Persians, Brevelour, Velsuede, Mock Bucks, Chamois, Piano Leather, Gloves and Athletic Leather Goods. (Stand No. P.80) [4]

1947 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Manufacturers of Walking-out Gloves, White Buff Leather Equipment, Riding Breeches Strappings. Leather of the following description: Gloving, Shoe Upper, Belt, Bag, Clothing, Chamois, Full Oil Crust, White washables, Cream washables, Surgical. (Earls Court, 1st Floor, Stand No. 446c)[5]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908
  2. [1] Google Books: The Victorian Countryside
  3. 1922 British Industries Fair p299
  4. 1929 British Industries Fair p139
  5. 1947 British Industries Fair p224