Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

J. E. V. Winterbourne

From Graces Guide

1930 Listed as Clock Case Makers. J. E. V. Winterbourne, 27 Cowcross Street.[1]

1939 J. E. V. Winterbourne Ltd, clock casemakers of Goodwood Works on the North Circular Road in London were purchased by Smiths. Mr. J. E. V. Winterbourne became Smith's chief designer when Smiths took over Winterbourne Mallison (clockcase makers) - creating the Goodwood Works next to Chronos - the later Radiomobile works.

1945 Messrs. J. E. V. Winterbournes clock case factory in Cowcross Street in the city, destroyed by fire.[2]

1951 The company was part of S. Smith and Sons (England)

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Sources of Information

  1. 1930 Post Office Directory
  2. Hartlepool Northern Daily Mail - Wednesday 19 September 1945