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Warburton, Allen and Co

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of Yeoman Buildings, Rutland Street, Leicester

  • 1852 Company established by William Warburton.
  • 1885 His son Howgate Greaves Warburton joined the firm.
  • 1901 By this time two other sons, William and Ernest had joined the company along with Frederick Allen and Thomas Reid.
  • 1914 Yarn and rubber agents and merchants. Specialities: Indiarubber thread and yarns for the elastic web trade, yarns for hosiery trade, motor and cycle tyres and other rubber goods. [1]

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