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of Crickhowell, Breckonshire, South Wales. Telephone: Crickhowell 15. Cables: "Toys, Crickhowell". London Showrooms: 53 Brewer Street, Piccadilly Circus.  
of Crickhowell, Breckonshire, South Wales. Telephone: Crickhowell 15. Cables: "Toys, Crickhowell". London Showrooms: 53 Brewer Street, Piccadilly Circus.  


* 1941 The company was founded in Crickhowell, Wales. They made soft toys from unrationed bits of material.  
1941 The company was founded in Crickhowell, Wales. They made soft toys from unrationed bits of material.  


* 1945 Business started under the name of '''Wendy Boston (Crickhowell) Ltd'''.
1945 Business started under the name of '''Wendy Boston (Crickhowell) Ltd'''.


* 1947 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Manufacturers of the "Wendy Boston" Range of Real Fur and Fabric Soft Toys, also Welded Plastic Washable Toys and Patent Bath Toys. Play Balls. (Olympia, 2nd Floor, Stand No. J.2254) <ref>[[1947 British Industries Fair]] p36</ref>  
1947 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Manufacturers of the "Wendy Boston" Range of Real Fur and Fabric Soft Toys, also Welded Plastic Washable Toys and Patent Bath Toys. Play Balls. (Olympia, 2nd Floor, Stand No. J.2254) <ref>[[1947 British Industries Fair]] p36</ref>  


* 1960 The name changed to '''Wendy Boston Playsafe Toys Ltd'''.  
1960 The name changed to '''Wendy Boston Playsafe Toys Ltd'''.  


* 1968 Denys Fisher Toys bought the firm.
1968 Denys Fisher Toys bought the firm.


* 1976 Production stopped. <ref>[http://www.vam.ac.uk/moc/collections/toys/manufacturers/britain/index.html] V and A Museum of Childhood</ref>
1976 Production stopped. <ref>[http://www.vam.ac.uk/moc/collections/toys/manufacturers/britain/index.html] V and A Museum of Childhood</ref>





Latest revision as of 08:48, 4 February 2020

of Crickhowell, Breckonshire, South Wales. Telephone: Crickhowell 15. Cables: "Toys, Crickhowell". London Showrooms: 53 Brewer Street, Piccadilly Circus.

1941 The company was founded in Crickhowell, Wales. They made soft toys from unrationed bits of material.

1945 Business started under the name of Wendy Boston (Crickhowell) Ltd.

1947 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Manufacturers of the "Wendy Boston" Range of Real Fur and Fabric Soft Toys, also Welded Plastic Washable Toys and Patent Bath Toys. Play Balls. (Olympia, 2nd Floor, Stand No. J.2254) [1]

1960 The name changed to Wendy Boston Playsafe Toys Ltd.

1968 Denys Fisher Toys bought the firm.

1976 Production stopped. [2]


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Sources of Information

  1. 1947 British Industries Fair p36
  2. [1] V and A Museum of Childhood