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Walter V. Hearn

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Furniture maker, of High Wycombe

1928 First record of business

1952 Upholstered fireside and dining chairs

At Lane End Rd until 1958

1958 Moved to Oakridge Rd as Hearn and Sons

Contract furniture, Oakridge modern line

1979 Expanded to Chairborough Road when bought out Laurel Furniture.

1981 renamed Greengate.

1995 Upholstered sofas & chairs. Employed 45.

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Sources of Information

  • Furniture Makers of High Wycombe [1]