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Parr and Hamshaw

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of Leicester

1858 Listed as Parr and Hamshaw's, Carriage manufactory, 37, Humberstone-gate (opposite the Bell Hotel), Leicester.[1]

1864 Partners are George Parr and William Hamshaw.[2]

1880 '37 HUMBERSTONE GATE, LEICESTER. GEORGE PARR, IN returning thanks to his friends and the public for past favours, begs to announce that he has Disposed of his CARRIAGE BUILDING BUSINESS to Mr. H. A. HAMSHAW, son of his late partner, by whom it will in future be carried on, and who having had very considerable experience in the trade, both in London and the Provinces, he can confidently recommend and solicits a continuance of their patronage on hie behalf.'[3]

Became H. A. Hamshaw

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Sources of Information

  1. Leicester Journal - Friday 03 December 1858
  2. Leicester Chronicle - Saturday 16 January 1864
  3. Leicester Chronicle - Saturday 27 March 1880