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Whitby Brothers

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of Yeovil.

Glove Manufacturers

Established about 1800 by E. Whitby. Continued by various successions from father to son. Incorporated as a Limited Company in 1894. Managing Director and Chairman: Joseph Whitby. Premises: Carried on in the same place for over one hundred years. Factories throughout Somerset, Dorset, Wilts and Oxfordshire. Staff: About 400 (indoors), many hundreds outdoor. Business: Makers of Lined and Unlined Gloves in great variety. Award: 1851 for Lambskin Gloves.

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