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1903 RINGER William, Tobacco & Snuff Maker, 22 High Street, Bristol [1]

The firm of Edwards, Ringer & Bigg (Bristol) which is a combination of four old Bristol tobacco businesses, traces its origin to 1813 when William Ringer set up business in Bristol.

In 1893 Edwards, Ringer & Company, as the business was then known, was joined by the old established Franklyn, Davey & Co., Bristol

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Sources of Information

  1. Pigot's Directory of Gloucestershire, 1830