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W. and S. Williams (Kilburn)

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1963 A majority interest in the Easterns group was acquired by Mr John James and Mr Norman Williams of W. and S. Williams (Kilburn)[1]. This became Williams Supermarkets

1968 Williams Supermarkets name changed to Williams Furniture[2]

1973 John James Group sold its two-thirds holding to Allied Carpet Stores

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times Nov. 27, 1963
  2. The Times Nov. 19, 1968