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E. T. Holden and Son

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of 6 Park Street, Walsall, Staffs (now West Midlands). (1922)

Ditto Address. Telephone: 48 Walsall. Telegrams: "Holden, Walsall". (1929)

Ditto Address and Cables. Telephone: Walsall 2048. (1947)

  • 1796 Edward Holden was born in Walsall in the county of Staffordshire, on 14 April.
  • 1819 He established his business in Park Street as a Saddler, Ironmonger and Currier.
  • 1831 Edward Thomas Holden, son of the above, was born on 10 September. He was the eighth of ten children.
  • 1844 At the age of 13 he was working in his father's tanyards.
  • 1916 Advert on this page.
  • 1922 British Industries Fair Advert as Tanners, Curriers and Japanners. Hogskins selected for all Markets. Manufacturers of Leather suitable for Motor, Saddlery and Bag Trades. Specialities: Japanned Leather in all colours. Motor Hides. Dash Hides. Coach Hides. Also for Upholstery, Bookbinding, Fancy Trades, etc. (Stand No. J.86) [2]
  • 1929 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Leather for Case, Bag, Strap, Belt, Brace, Fancy and Bookbinding Trades. Motor Hides, Head Hides, Furniture Hides (plain and antique). Clothing Leather. Pigskins a speciality. Japanned and Enamelled Leather in all colours. (Stand No. P.85) [3]
  • 1947 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Manufacturers of Leather for Harness, Saddlery, Travel Goods, Handbags, Wallets, Belts, Braces and Straps. Patent Leather in all Colours. Case, Bag and Strap Leather. Pigskins a Speciality. (Earls Court, 1st Floor, Stand No. 410) [4]

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  • [1] Edward Holden