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J. H. Thompson (Cutlery)

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of 72 Arundel Street, Sheffield

1935 Became J. H. Thompson formerly Howe and Thompson

1935 Serious fire at 72 Arundel Street. described as a large building occupied by several firms of cutlery manufacturers including W. and S. Butcher. Also in the building are Durham Duplex Razor Co and J. E. Snow and Co, celluloid specialists.[1]

1939 Mention of 'J. H. Thompson, 72 Arundel Street'[2]

1952 Listed in 'Register of Trademarks of the Cutlers' Company of Sheffield' with trademarks 'Sabre' and 'Calypso'.

1955 Known to be making knives used by the British forces.

1977 Struck off list of companies.[3][4]

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Sources of Information

  1. Sheffield Independent - Wednesday 16 October 1935
  2. Sheffield Evening Telegraph - Monday 11 December 1939
  3. The London Gazette Publication date:14 April 1977 Issue:47195 Page:4966
  4. The London Gazette Publication date:9 August 1977 Issue:47296 Page:10300