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Angela Caravan Co

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1922. Angela 3-berth.
1926. Angela Caravan.
1926. Angela Caravan.
1928. Angela Caravan. Showman's 14 ft.
1928. Angela Caravan. Showman's 14 ft.
1928. Angela Caravan. Showman's 14 ft.
1928. (Detail). Angela Caravan. Showman's 14 ft.
1928. Angela Caravan. Owned in New Zealand since 2017.
1928. Angela Caravan. Owned in New Zealand since 2017.

of Flamstead, St. Albans.

Company owned by the Purdey family and 'Angela' is believed to be the daughter of the owner.

1931 Advertisement. Angela Caravan Co, Watling Street, Flamstead, near St. Albans.[1]

1932 Advertisement. Angela Caravan Co, Flamstead, near St. Albans. Also at Redhill, Nottingham.[2]

In 1933 they claimed to be 100 years old - building carts.

1939 Advertising for staff. Angela Caravans Ltd, Flamstead. near St. Albans.[3]

c.1940 Company ceased trading and the site taken over by the Army.

1946 Land registered as freehold. 'Angela Caravan Works, Flamstead, Herts., by A. P. Skelton Ltd'[4]

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Sources of Information

  1. Sheffield Independent - Saturday 21 February 1931
  2. Nottingham Evening Post - Thursday 18 February 1932
  3. Luton News and Bedfordshire Chronicle - Thursday 12 January 1939
  4. The London Gazette Publication date:4 June 1946 Supplement:37593 Page:2687