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Alfred Button and Sons

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of Uxbridge

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1931 Acquired Wallis and Lee of Tunbridge Wells.[1]

1946 Voluntary winding-up. 'Alfred Button and Sons (High Wycombe)....named Company will be held at Metropolitan Depot, Uxbridge, Middlesex, on Tuesday the i2th day of February, 1946, at 11.30 a.m. precisely, to receive the account of the Liquidator showing how the winding-up of the Company has been conducted...'[2]

1946 Acquired twenty shops of F. Luckin-Smith.[3]

1957 Acquired by the Booker Group

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Sources of Information

  1. Kent & Sussex Courier - Friday 19 April 1946
  2. The London Gazette Publication date:8 January 1946 Issue:37424 Page:363
  3. Chelmsford Chronicle - Friday 19 July 1946