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Drew-Bear, Perks and Co

From Graces Guide
1900 advert
February 1908.

Drew-Bear, Perks & Co of 71a, Queen Victoria-street, London.[1]

Structural engineers

1894 Dissolution of the Partnership between Tom Drew Bear, Frank Ransome and Edwin Hollis Perks carrying on business as Engineers at 71 A, Queen Victoria-street in the city of London and at Princes Wharf, Commercial-road, Lambeth in the county of Surrey under the style or firm of Drew Bear Ransome and Perks on the departure of Frank Ransome. Tom Drew Bear and Edwin Hollis Perks carried on the said business under the style or firm of Drew Bear Perks and Co[2].

1900 advert (see inset image) shows office address to be 71a Queen Victoria St., EC, with the works at Prince’s Wharf, Lambeth[3]

1903 Issued pamphlet on street construction issued in connection with the Fire Prevention Exhibition. [4]

Works address in 1920 was Battersea Steel Works, Wellington Road, SW

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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1903/06/05, p 582
  2. London Gazette 27 of November 1894
  3. 'Structural Iron and Steel' by W N Twelvetrees, Whittaker & Co., 1900]
  4. The Engineer 1903/06/05, p 582