Tomkinson and Adam
of Kidderminster, and 94, Newgate Street, London, E.C., Axminster Carpet and Rug Manufacturers
1871 Established by Michael Tomkinson and William Adam.
1873 Tomkinson and Co exhibited Axminster carpets and rugs at the Vienna Exhibition
1882 A fire occurred at Messrs. Tomkinson's carpet factory at Kidderminster.
1914 Principals: Michael Tomkinson, Peter Adam, William Adam, John Tomkinson, Herbert Tomkinson, Gerald Tomkinson, Ronald William Adam.
Specialities: Power Loom Axminster Carpets in piece goods and wholepiece carpets, without seam. Patentees' and first makers of Power Loom Axminster Carpets. Many Patents held for Axminster Weaving in breadths and whole-piece Carpets.
Later Tomkinson Carpets
Sources of Information
- The London Gazette 24 January 1873
- Portadown News - Saturday 14 January 1882