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G. T. Culpitt and Son

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1949.

of 39 Dame Street, Islington, London, N1. Telephone: Clerkenwell 9392. (1929)

of 2 Broad Street Buildings, Liverpool Street, London, EC2. Telephone: Bishopsgate 9633-4. Cables: Inland - "Weddings, Avenue, London." Overseas - "Weddings, London." (1947)

  • 1921 George Thomas Culpitt, together with his son, George John Culpitt started G. T. Culpitt and Son Ltd, Wholesale and Export Artificial Florists.
  • The business remained in the family for another 78 years and grew to employ at its peak over 300 people and to turn over over £7 million per annum.
  • 1929 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair - late entry. Manufacturers for Wholesale and Export trade only, of Cake Ornaments, Wedding Cake Vases and Bouquets, Artificial Flowers, Holly Cake Frills, Sugar Roses and Flowers. Also Holly and Floral Sprays for decorative purposes. (Stand No. L.31) [1]
  • 1947 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Manufacturers of Cake Ornaments and Decorations for all occasions including Sugar Vases, Pillars, etc. Artificial Flowers, Christmas Trees, Cake Fills, Cake Boards and Cards, Crimped Paper Cases, Figures, Novelties and Sugar Confectionery. (Olympia, 1st Floor, Stand No. H.2105b) [2]


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Sources of Information

  • [1] Culpitt War Diary