B. J. Friend and Co
of Gainsborough Mill, Union Street, Macclesfield, Cheshire. Telephone: Macclesfield 3874. Cables: "Beejayeff, Macclesfield"
of Stepney, London
1891 Company established by Colonel B. J. Friend
1947 British Industries Fair Advert for "Gainsborough" a speciality range of: Ladies' House Gowns; Men's, Women's and Children's Dressing Gowns in Wool, Rayon and Cotton; Ladies' Blouses; Bathing Gowns and Beach Wear. (Textiles Section - Earls Court, Ground Floor, Stand No. 173) 
Sources of Information
- 1947 British Industries Fair Advert 247; and p109