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of 14, New Union Street, Moorfields, London, E.C., 14, Nicholas Street, 64, Faukner Street (South American Dept.), Manchester, and 396, Flinder's Lane, Melbourne.
Merchants and Exporters
Established in 1898 by E. Whiteaway; Robert May admitted partner in 1903. Present Principals: E. Whiteaway, Robert May, E. G. L. Whiteaway (admitted 1908), and J. S. L. Whiteaway (admitted 1910). Premises: Whole building, comprising General Offices, Buyers' Rooms, Clients' Rooms, Sample Rooms; 8A, South Place, Finsbury Pavement, E.C., Packing Rooms, &c.; at Manchester Buying Office and Packing Rooms. Staff: Sixteen Buyers, two Assistant Buyers, seventy-two Clerks, fifteen Packers, seven Australian, one Canadian, one West Indian, one South American travellers. Business: Expert Buyers of all classes of Goods, including Drapery (Manchester Goods, Silks, Cottons, Woollens, &c., Millinery, &c.), Grocery, Hardware, Boots, Shoes, Saddlery, Jewellery, Earthenware, Stationery, Chemists' Sundries, Sports Requisites, Outfitting, &c.