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WADDING

* WAGON AND VAN BUILDERS

WALKING STICKS

  • See Stick and Cane Manufacturers

* WALLPAPERS

WAREHOUSE KEEPERS

  • Proprietors of Bull Wharf
  • John W. Elliott and Co
  • Friend and Co
  • W. Gardiner and Co
  • John Good and Sons
  • Huxham and Co
  • W. W. Jones, Dooly and Co
  • Knill and Grant
  • John Knill and Co
  • Lloyds Packing Warehouses
  • London Oil Storage Co
  • Alexander McGavin and Co
  • Major and Field
  • Peace

WAREHOUSEMEN (TEXTILE)

  • (See also Flannel; Shirtings; Woollens)
  • (B = BRADFORD; FD = FANCY DRESS GOODS; LF = LACE AND FANCY; M = MANCHESTER; MD = MILLINERY AND DRAPERY; S = SCOTCH; WD = WHOLESALE DRAPERY; WT = WHOLESALE TEXTILE)
  • E. Alley and Son (M, B)
  • Alliston and Co (FD)
  • Arthur and Co (WT)
  • Avery and Morton (LF)
  • Bainbridge and Co (WD)
  • Henry Bannerman and Sons (WT)
  • A. Bevington and Brothers (FD)
  • Bradbury, Greatorex and Co (S, M)
  • Alfred Brown and Sons (M)
  • Thomas Brown and Sons (WT)
  • E. Buser and Co (Swiss Ribbed Underwear)
  • Butt, Vosper and Knight (M)
  • Thomas Collier and Co (WT)
  • F. W. Cook (Dry Goods)
  • Cook, Son and Co (WT)
  • Cope and Co (M)
  • Crowe and Co (WD)
  • Debenham and Co (WT)
  • Debenhams (WT)
  • Devas, Routledge and Co (M)
  • T. Eaton Co (WT)
  • John B Ellison and Sons (WT)
  • Esslemont and Macintosh (WD)
  • Fore Street Warehouse Co (WD)
  • Foster, Porter and Co (WD)
  • T. W. Freston and (WT)
  • F. Gerhartz and Co (B)
  • Hayes. Candy and Co (WT)
  • John Heathcoat and Co (LF)
  • Higgins, Eagle and Co (LF)
  • Hitchcock, Williams and Co (WD)
  • Hitchins and Co (WT)
  • Hotham and Whiting (M)
  • John Howell and Co (WD)
  • John MacLennan and Co (FD)
  • Kenneth McLennan and Co (WT)
  • Robert Maule and Son (WT)
  • Miller, Son and Torrance (LF)
  • Naisby and Co (WD)
  • Northcote (Stafford) and Co (LF)
  • Olney, Amsden and Sons (WT)
  • Robert Owtram and Co (M, S)
  • Pawsons and Leafs (WD)
  • A. C. Pearse and Co (LF)
  • Petersen, Boesen and Co (WT)
  • T. and J. Roberts (WD)
  • Ross and Wallace (WT)
  • Jeremiah Rotherham and Co (WD)
  • Rylands and Sons (WT, M)
  • Scott, Son and Co (WT)
  • Smith and Lister (MD)
  • Sparrow, Hardwick and Co (WT)
  • Spencer, Turner and Boldero (WT)
  • Stapley and Smith (WT)
  • Stewart and McDonald (WT)
  • E. and H. Tidswell and Co (LF)
  • Treron et Cie (MD)
  • Tubbs, Hiscocks and Co (WT)
  • Virgoe, Middleton and Co (WT)
  • Vyse, Sons and Co (MD)
  • Warings of London Wall (WT)
  • Welch, Margetson and Co (WT)
  • R. Whitehead and Co (WT)
  • Robert Whittaker and Co (FD)
  • Joseph Wood and Co (WT)
  • Philip Ziegler and Co (M)

WASHED FLOCK AND BEDDING WOOL MANUFACTURERS

  • (See also Flocks, Wools, Waste)
  • Matthew Grist

WASHERS

  • Grover and Co

WASHING, WRINGING, AND MANGLING MACHINES

  • See Domestic Machinery; Laundry Engineers

WASTE (ENGINE CLEANING)

  • See Cotton Waste

WASTE PAPER

  • See Paper (Waste)

WATCH, CLOCK, AND CHRONOMETER MAKERS, IMPORTERS

WATER COOLING TOWERS AND PLANT

* WATER ENGINEERS AND CONTRACTORS

WATER MAINS

  • See Pipes (Iron)

* WATER SOFTENING AND FILTERING APPARATUS

WATERCRESS

  • Bedford and Dwight

WATERPROOF SHEETS

  • See Van, Cart and Motor Covers

* WATERPROOFERS AND WATERPROOF GARMENT MANUFACTURERS

* WATERPROOFING CLOTHS (MANUFACTURERS OF)

WAX REFINERS, MERCHANTS

  • (See also Sealing Wax)
  • Beeswax Co
  • Ernest E. Mayer and Co

* WEBBING (ELASTIC AND RIGID)

WEDDING CAKE ORNAMENTS

  • See Bakers and Confectioners Sundries

WEDDING CARDS

  • See Stationers; Lithographers

WEED KILLERS

  • See Antipests; Chemical Manufacturers; Fertilizers

* WEIGHING-MACHINE AND SCALE MAKERS

* WELDING (OXY-ACETYLENE) AND CUTTING PLANT

* WELL SINKERS AND BORERS, BORING TOOLS

WHALEBONE

  • Devine and Co

WHARFINGERS

  • Beck and Pollitzer
  • Proprietors of Bull Wharf
  • Carbutt and Co
  • William France, Fenwick and Co
  • Free Trade Wharf Co
  • General Steam Navigation Co
  • John Good and Sons
  • G. and H. Green
  • Hosken, Trevithick, Polkinhorn and Co
  • John Knill and Co
  • Major and Field
  • Purfleet Wharf and Saw Mills
  • Thames Export Packing Co
  • T. F. Wood and Co

* WHEELS

* WHEELBARROWS (WOOD AND STAMPED STEEL)

* WHEELWRIGHTS

WHIP AND THONG MAKERS

  • Henry Maxwell and Co

WHISKY (MERCHANTS, BLENDERS, BROKERS, AGENTS)

WHITE LEAD

  • See Red Lead and White Lead

* WHITING

* WICKS (LAMP, STOVE AND CANDLE)

WICKER WORK

  • E. Brison and Co
  • John Dove
  • Dryad Cane Furniture and Metal Works
  • E. Hutchings and Sons
  • Morris, Wilkinson and Co (Furniture)
  • John J. Plater and Sons

WIG MAKERS

  • Ede, Son and Ravenscroft

WILLOW MAKERS

  • John Greenhalgh and Sons

WILLOWS AND CANES

  • John J. Plater and Sons

WINDOWS (STEEL AND BRONZE)

  • See Casements (Metal)

WINDOW BLINDS

  • F. W. Barnes and Co
  • Carey and Sons
  • J. Dean
  • Johnston, Shields and Co
  • W. Walters and Co (Greenhouse Blinds)

WINDOW BLIND CORDS

  • Foxton Brothers and Co

WINDOW CLEANING

  • Great International Plate Glass Insurance and Cleaning Co

WINDOW GEARING

  • See Fanlight and Window Gearing

WINDOW HOLLAND

  • John King and Son

WINES

  • (See also Cordials and British Wines; Wines, Tonic; Wines and Spirits; Port Wine Shippers; Sherry Shippers; Champagne)
  • (A = AGENTS; B = BROKERS; E = EXPORTERS; G = GROWERS; I = IMPORTERS; M = MERCHANTS; S = SHIPPERS)
  • Bower and Co (M)
  • Brown and Plummer (M)
  • P. B. Burgoyne and Co (Australian, I, M)
  • Clode and Baker (S)
  • Cossart, Gordon and Co (S)
  • Cunliffe, Dobson and Co (A, S)
  • Deans, Logan and Co (S)
  • Dry Wine and Cambrunnen Water Co (M)
  • Ehrmann Brothers (G, S)
  • Feuerheerd Brothers and Co (S)
  • Percy Fox and Co (A, M)
  • Gonzalez, Byass and Co (G, S)
  • Graham and Bradley (M)
  • Hallowes and Tosetti (A, M)
  • Samuel Hanson and Son (M)
  • David Heilbron and Sons (I, M)
  • Richard Hick and Son (M)
  • Julius Kayser and Co (G, S)
  • J. L. P. Lebegue and Co (G, B, S)
  • J. McCarthy and Sons (M)
  • A. and B. Mackay (M)
  • Martinez, Gassiot and Co (M)
  • Morgan Brothers (S)
  • Charles Muirhead and Son (M)
  • H. Parrot and Co (A)
  • Peppercorn Brothers (I)
  • J. L. Pfungst and Co (M)
  • Thomas Porter and Sons (M)
  • Powell, Turner and Co (M)
  • George G. Sandeman, Sons and Co (S)
  • Stallard and Co (M)
  • White and Price (M)
  • Woodhouse and Co (Marsala G, S)

WINES (NON-ALCOHOLIC)

  • See Cordials and British Wines

WINES (TONIC)

WINE AND SPIRIT BOTTLERS AND CARMEN

  • Robert Honey

WINES AND SPIRITS

  • (See also Distillers; Liqueurs; Whisky)
  • (A = AGENTS; B = BROKERS; E = EXPORTERS; I = IMPORTERS; M = MERCHANTS; S = SHIPPERS)
  • Bailey and Co (M)
  • Barnsley Brewery Co (M)
  • Barwell and Sons (M)
  • Bashfords (B)
  • Bentley and Shaw (M)
  • Berry Brothers and Co (M)
  • Blandy, Hawkins and Co (M)
  • Brown, Gore and Co (M, A)
  • Brown and Pank (M)
  • Brown, Walker and Atkin (M, I)
  • Buchanan, Scott and Co (I, E, M)
  • Catchpole and Co (M)
  • Chalie, Richards, Holdsworth and Co (M)
  • Chamberlain and Sons (Cardiff) (I, M)
  • W. H. Chaplin and Co (I)
  • Coates and Co (Spirits, I, M)
  • Cobbold and Son (M)
  • Cock, Russell and Co (A)
  • Cockburn and Campbell (M)
  • Collier and Co (M)
  • Combined Wine Growers and Distillers Syndicate (M, S)
  • Arthur S. Cooper (M)
  • Corney and Barrow (M)
  • Archibald Cowan, Mason and Co (A, M)
  • William Cunnington and Sons (M)
  • Cutler, Palmer and Co (M, S)
  • John Daly and Co (M)
  • S. H. Day and Co (M)
  • Dent, Urwick and Yeatman (A, I)
  • James Deuchar (M)
  • Peter Domecq (S)
  • Dry Wine and Cambrunnen Water Co (M, I)
  • William Dunfee and Co (M)
  • James Eadie (M)
  • H. and C. J. Feist (M, S)
  • Findlater, Mackie, Todd and Co (M)
  • M. B. Foster and Sons (M)
  • Fromy, Rogee and Co (Brandy S, E)
  • Gale, Lister and Co (M)
  • Gayford and Co (M, S)
  • W. and A. Gilbey (M)
  • W. Glendenning and Sons (M)
  • Matthew Gloag and Son (M, I)
  • E. Unsworth Green and Co (S)
  • Grierson, Oldham and Co (M, S)
  • Hatch, Mansfield and Co (M)
  • James Hawker and Co (M)
  • Hedges and Butler (M)
  • Richard Hick and Son (M)
  • Hills and Underwood (M)
  • Hopcraft and Norris (M, A)
  • Howes and Edwards and Sons (B)
  • George Idle, Chapman and Co (M)
  • Innes, Smith and Co (M)
  • Robert James, Son and Co (E, I, M)
  • Johnson and Darlings (M)
  • R. L. Jones and Co (M)
  • James Kershaw and Sons (M)
  • F. H. Lamb and Co (M)
  • J. B. Lambert and Sons (M)
  • Leechman and Gray (B)
  • Liebermann, Bellstedt and Co (M, E, I)
  • Lucas and Co (M)
  • John Lupton and Son (M)
  • Macgregor, Caldbeck and Co (M)
  • G. R. Mackenzie (Glasgow) (M)
  • John E. McPherson and Sons (M)
  • Martell and Co (Brandy, S)
  • C. J. Melrose and Co (M)
  • Mitchells and Butlers (M)
  • Mooney Brothers (M)
  • Moors and Robsons Breweries (M)
  • William Mullar (S)
  • T. W. Palmer and Co (M)
  • J. R. Parkington and Co (S, M, A)
  • Paten and Co (M)
  • A. Dewar Rattray (M)
  • W. B. Reid and Co (M)
  • W. and T. Restell (B)
  • Thomas Rigby (M)
  • Robertson and Baxter (B, M)
  • Robertson, Sanderson and Co (M)
  • Royal Brewery, Brentford (M)
  • Saccone and Speed (M, S)
  • Alfred Saunders and Co (M)
  • Adam Scott and Co (A, M, S, E)
  • Simon Brothers and Co (M)
  • Smallwood and Sons (M)
  • Spiers and Pond (M)
  • Josiah Stallard and Sons (M, I)
  • Standring and Drake (M)
  • Stansfield and Co (I, E, M, S)
  • H. Stodart and Co (M)
  • Strauss and Co (S)
  • George Tanqueray and Co (M)
  • Tanqueray, Gordon and Co (M)
  • Humphrey Taylor and Co (M)
  • George Thorne (M)
  • Joseph Travers and Son (M)
  • Trower and Sons (M, A)
  • Andrew Usher and Co (M)
  • C. Vaux and Sons (M)
  • Joseph and John Vickers and Co (M)
  • Peter Walker and Son (Warrington and Burton)
  • West Indian Produce Association (E)
  • Alfred W. Whelon and Co (M, A)
  • William Whitaker and Co (M)
  • White and Price (M)
  • Wiley and Co (M)
  • H. R. Williams and Co (M)
  • Matthew Wood and Son (M)
  • Yates and Jackson (M)

WINE AND SPIRIT VALUERS, STOCKTAKERS

  • (A = ALSO AUCTIONEERS)
  • Bashfords (A)
  • Robert Honey
  • W. and T. Restell (A)
  • Alfred Saunders and Co
  • George Thorne

* WIRE DRAWERS AND MANUFACTURERS

WIRE BRUSHES

  • See Brushes

WIRE NETTING

  • See Galvanised Wire Netting

* WIRE ROPE MANUFACTURERS

WOOD BROKERS, AGENTS, SALESMEN

  • (See also Timber)
  • B. Biggs and Co
  • Churchill and Sim
  • Cobbett and Co
  • Joseph Gardner and Sons (Hard and Fancy Woods)
  • R. J. Iversen and Co
  • C. Leary and Co
  • Scantlebury and Co
  • Smith and Tyrer

* WOOD BLOCK FLOORING

WOOD FIBRE VESSELS

  • Mono Service Vessels

WOOD PRESERVATIVES

* WOOD PRESERVERS

WOOD PULP

  • Becker and Co
  • Edwin Butterworth and Co
  • G. F. Green and Co
  • Henderson, Craig and Co
  • Johnsen, Jorgensen and Wettre
  • Price and Pierce
  • John M. Watson and Co

* WOOD TURNERS

* WOODWARE

* WOOD WOOL

* WOODWORKING MACHINES

WOOL CLEANING

  • (See also Textile Machinery)
  • Youltens Onyx Process (International)

WOOL COMBERS

WOOL MERCHANTS, BROKERS, IMPORTERS

WOOLSTAPLERS

WOOL WASTE

  • See Flocks, Wools, Waste; Cotton Waste

WOOLLEN MANUFACTURERS, MERCHANTS AND WAREHOUSEMEN

WOOLLEN RAGS

  • See Rag, Skin

WORSTED SPINNERS AND MANUFACTURERS

See Also