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Samuel Barrow and Brother

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Tanners and Leather Merchants, of Weston Street, London.

Company founded by Samuel Barrow MP[1]

1876 The Grange Tannery, previously run by Samuel Barrow and Brothers was now run by Samuel Barrow and Brother. [2]

Carried out business in Britain on behalf of George Whitechurch Ltd, leather makers and dealers with factories in France[3]

1878 Messrs. Samuel Barrow, and Brother, of Weston-street, Bermondsey, in the county of Surrey, Tanners, were creditors in a petition[4]

1891 Incorporated as a Limited Company.

1914 Managing Director: Samuel Barrow (junior). Specialities: Leathers for the boot and shoe trade, and for the coach and harness trades.

1920 Public company, Barrow, Hepburn and Gale, was incorporated to merge 2 companies - Samuel Barrow and Brother and Hepburn, Gale and Ross[5]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Sep 30, 1920
  2. [1] Bermondsey 1876
  3. The Times, Jan 20, 1920
  4. London Gazette 10 Sept 1878
  5. The Times, Dec 23, 1920