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Turney Brothers

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of Trent Bridge Leather Works Works, Nottingham. (1908)

Ditto Address. Telephone: Nottingham 85055-6-7. Cables: "Turney, Nottingham". (1947)

1880 (Nottinghamshire Archives) - Apprenticeship indenture: DD/706/2 - 17 Sep 1880. Contents: 1) Joseph Turney Wood (stepson of Charles Julius Avery Crawley of Wellington Terr., Arundel St., Nottingham, schoolmaster) aged 15 years. 2) John Turney of Trent Bridge Works, Nottingham, leather dresser, of 'Turney Brothers' [uncle of (1)]. Until 3 Feb. 1886, (1)'s 21st birthday. Consideration: 'faithful services of the said Apprentice'. [1]

1888 The company was registered on 18 April, to take over the business of leather manufacturers of the firm of the same name. [2]

1947 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Manufacturers of Box and Willow Calf, Plain and Grained Sides, Shoe Lining Sheep, Gloving and Clothing Leather, Bookbinding and Fancy Leather, Hat Leathers. (Earls Court, 1st Floor, Stand No. 400a) [3]

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Sources of Information

  1. [1] National Archives: A2A
  2. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908
  3. 1947 British Industries Fair p279