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Charles Thrupp and Co

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The prestigious firm of Charles Thrupp and Co had been building coaches in London since 1760

1760 Joseph Thrupp or his father established a coachmaking business in George Street (near Portman Square).

As some point it became Charles Thrupp and Co, which had showrooms in Oxford Street.

1852 Charles Thrupp and Co, Oxford Street and 33 George Street, Grosvenor Square, London[1]

1858 George H. Maberly joined the firm.

1866 On the retirement (?) of Charles Joseph Thrupp, his son, George Athelstane Thrupp, brought into partnership George Henry Maberly. The business was thereafter known as Thrupp and Maberly.

1872 Charles Joseph Thrupp died.


  • 1852 Thrupp, Son and Henshaw were coachmakers at 53 George St, Portman Sq.[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. Post Office London Directory (Small Edition), 1852
  2. Post Office London Directory (Small Edition), 1852