RepositorySpecial Collections Archives (GB 0029)
Ref NoEUL MS 223
Date19th century
Extent1 file
TitleTrade card collection: Devon businesses
DescriptionThis small collection contains twenty-nine mounted tradecards for a variety of Devon firms. Most of the firms represented are clockmakers, jewellers, ironmongers, tailors, drapers and dressmakers. Cards are held for the following businesses:

George C Beyer, clockmaker and jeweller, East Street, Newton Abbot, 1853; G Knapman, whitesmith and bellhanger, Temperance Street, Torquay; Frederick Levy, wholesaler in watches, jewellery and fancy goods, 10 Windsor Place, Plymouth; A Horton, clock, lock and gunsmith, East Street, Crediton; I Lazarus, wholesale jeweller and comb and brush manufacturer, 14 High Street, Exeter; J Solomon, wholesaler in hardware, jewellery etc., 20 Whimple Street, Plymouth; J Lunetzky, watch dealer and jeweller, 1 Cowick Fields, Exeter; Aaron Levy, watchmaker and jeweller, 45 Bedford Street, Plymouth; T Norris, tailor and mercer, North Street, Ashburton; Edward Green, furrier, 223 High Street, Exeter; Gilbert and Brough, drapers, Cathedral Yard, Exeter; William Ridge, tailor, Cathedral Yard, Exeter; Mrs T Hart, milliner and dressmaker, opposite the market, Ashburton; J Geach, draper, Market Place, Ashburton; Misses Batten and Penny, milliners and dressmakers, Kingsbridge Lane, Ashburton; Henry Braund, woollen draper and hatter, 67 High Street, Exeter; R Short, tailor, 50 Park Street, Plymouth; Thomas Ferris, tailor and draper, East Street, Ashburton; T Kerslake, wire worker and weaver, 102 Fore Street, Exeter; S and W Kingdon, ironmongers, Exeter; E Amery, ironmonger, cutler and brazier, Bridge Street, Newton Abbot; John Damerel, ironmonger, 62 High Street, Exeter; Henry Parrott, ironmonger and cutler, Newton Abbot; Huxhams and Brown, founders, engineers, stove grate manufacturers, Commercial Road, Exeter; Mrs T Hext, milliner and dressmaker, North Street [? Exeter], [leaflet to advertise take-over from Mrs Saunders, formerly Miss Abbott], 1860.
Admin HistoryExeter and Plymouth were the principal commercial centres in Devon during the nineteenth century. Newton Abbot, Torquay, Crediton and Ashburton were also market-towns large enough to offer a range of shops and services, as represented within this collection.
Access StatusOpen
Related MaterialOther archive collections relating to Devon businesses and firms are held at the Devon Record Office (Exeter), North Devon Record Office (Barnstaple) and Plymouth and West Devon Record Office (Plymouth).
Access ConditionsUsual EUL arrangements apply.
ArrangementEach item has been mounted onto card.
Finding_AidsSingle item only.
Mgt_GroupHistorical papers
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