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Wax Polish Manufacturers, of Greyfriars Street and Albert Street, Northampton.
1887 Business established by William Wren
Maker of Wrens shoe polish
1914 Specialities: Boot and Shoe Polishes, Saddle and Harness Paste, Furniture Polish also, Boot and Shoe Creams.
Later became William Wren Ltd of Watford
1938 Acquired by Chiswick Polish Co
1954 Became part of Reckitt and Colman.
1970 The Meltonian Wren factory at Cricklewood was to be closed