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L. H. Turtle

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of Crown Hill Works, Croydon

1874 Company established byThomas Lindsley as a saw manufacturer.

1894 Company re-established by Louis Henry Turtle, who had previously been connected to a Sheffield manufacturer for twenty years when he managed and travelled for one of the leading houses.

1914 Tool specialists, cutlery manufacturers and furnishing and builders' ironmongers. Specialities: tools for all trades with expert knowledge of manufacture both English, American and continental. Sole agents for Bassett-Lowke scale model locos and "Hobbies" specialities. Employees 18. [1]

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