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Furniture maker of West End Road, High Wycombe

"Not just a firm but a little self-contained community producing its own gas from anthracite, pumping water from its own well and generating its own electricity"[1].

1887 Business established

1918 Bentwood furniture

1934 Became Archers. Made library, boardroom, bank furniture and for embassies and hotels.

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Sources of Information

  1. Mayes
  • Furniture Makers of High Wycombe [1]