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 149,658 pages of information and 235,430 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.

Olney, Amsden and Sons

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of 9, 10, and 11, Falcon Street, and 5, 6, and 7, Falcon Avenue, London, E.C. Also sole proprietors of the "Crescent" Manufacturing Co., Crescent Mills, Redditch, and 25, Fann Street, E.C., and The Crescent Press, 27, Fann Street, London, E.C.

Wholesale Haberdashers, Buttons, Trimmings, Foreign and Fancy Warehousemen, and Manufacturers

Established about 1830 as Olney & Sons. Continued by Henry Potter Olney, Thomas Harding Olney, and Frederick William Amsden, 1861, joined by F. W. Amsden (junior) in 1875. Ernest Amsden and Walter Amsden admitted as partners in 1882. Stanley T. Amsden, Frank Amsden, and Henry Thomas Olney, in 1894. Incorporated as a private Limited Company in 1904. Directors: F. W. Amsden (Governing Director), S. T. Amsden, Frank Amsden, F. H. Amsden, and E. B. Amsden (Permanent Directors), and S. T. Amsden (Secretary).

1914 One of the largest businesses of the kind. Premises: Warehouses 9, 10, and 11, Falcon Street, and 5, 6, and 7, Falcon Avenue, London, E.C. The " Crescent " Needle Mills, and The " Crescent " Manufacturing Co., and Printing Works are branch businesses. Electric Printing Works at 25 and 27, Fann Street, E.C. Staff: Large. Staff Club: The " Oasis " Swimming and Athletic Association. Specialities: All kinds of Haberdashery and Smallware Novelties, Buttons, Trimmings, Lace and Fancy Goods, &c. Hold very large and up-to-date stocks.

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