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Henry Workman

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of Saw Mills, Woodchester, near Stroud, Glos.

Timber Merchants, Saw Mills, Turners and General Woodworkers

Established in 1862 by Henry Workman, present governing Director.

Incorporated as a private Limited Company in 1893.

1914 Directors: Henry Workman, Francis N. Workman, and Frank E. Workman. Has steadily progressed since commencement. Premises: The main mill was entirely destroyed by fire in 1911 with all the machinery, tools, stock, &c. New Mill covers over five acres. Staff: About 150, more during the timber felling season. Specialities: The conversion of all descriptions of English Timber, chiefly English Oak, of which they hold a large stock, all seasoned wood. Connection: United Kingdom, chiefly. Goods such as Railway Keys made for export.

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