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Beresford and Hicks

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of 135-139 Curtain Road, London, EC2 (Old Street End). Telegraphic Address: "Hickober-Norton, London". Telephone: Wall 3807-8. (1922)

Ditto Address. (1929)

Ditto Address. Telephone: Bishopsgate 1876-7-8-9. Cables: "Hickober, Finsquare". Factories: Berick Works, Hemsworth Street, London, N1. (1947)

  • [1] Julius Beresford (born June 29, 1868 - died September 29, 1959), also known as "Berry" or "The Old Berry" was a British rower and coach. He won silver at the 1912 Summer Olympics in the coxed four.
  • He was a Polish emigre and changed his surname from "Wiszniewski". Outside rowing, he was a partner in the furniture making business, Beresford and Hicks.
  • 1922 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Manufacturers of Antique Reproduction Furniture. Manufacturing Upholsterers and General Cabinet Makers. Large stock always on show. (Stand No. C34) [2]
  • 1929 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Manufacturers of Antique Reproduction Furniture, Bedroom Furniture, Bedsteads (Wood), Bookcases, Bureaux, Cabinets, Chairs, Dining Room Furniture, Drawing Room Furniture, Hall Furniture, Mirrors, Tables, Upholstered Furniture, Lacquer Furniture. (Stand Nos. T.17 and T.38) [3]
  • 1947 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Manufacturers and Designers of fine furniture. Specialising in High Grade Productions for Export including Bedroom, Dining, Lounge Furniture and Upholstery to Customers' own design. (Earls Court, 1st Floor, Stand No. 695) [4]


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