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of Duke Street and St. George's Plain, Norwich. (1922)

of Duke Street, Norwich. Telephone: 496. Cables: "Sheon, Norwich". (1929)

  • 1922 Listed Exhibitor. Manufacturers of Children's Boots and Shoes in Machine Sewn, Veldtschoens [a] and Sewrounds [b]; also Dancing Pumps and Slippers. (Stand No. J.123) [1]
  • 1929 Listed Exhibitor. Manufacturers of Ladies' and Children's Boots, Shoes and Sandals for walking and dress wear, in all leathers. Machine-sewn, sewround and Veldtschoen. (Stand No. R.65) [2]
  • Note: **
    • [a] Veldtschoen or Veldt-shoe, originally a South African shoe of untanned hide made so that the edges of the upper were turned outwards to form a flange which was generally made inside out with upper and sole attached to one another by thonging or thread stitching; the lasting margin of the upper was sewn to a sole composed of only one layer of material so that, when the shoe was turned right side out, the seam was inside as was also the flesh side of the leather. [1]
    • [b] Sewround: another type of flexible leather shoe, sewn inside-out and then turned. [2]


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Sources of Information

  • [1] Tempus' Sewing and Garb Accessories
  • [2] Google Book Search