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Barnstaple Cabinet Co

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See Adam Nicholls Oliver

1906 Announcement on the success of the business.[1]

1911 Plans passed for A. N. Oliver of the Barnstaple Cabinet Co for new premises in Newport Road.[2]

1924 New company formed as Shapland and Petter (1924) to take over Shapland and Petter (of Raleigh Cabinet Works incorporated 1894) and the Barnstaple Cabinet Co. Combined works employ 350 men.[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. North Devon Journal - Thursday 30 August 1906
  2. North Devon Journal - Thursday 31 August 1911
  3. North Devon Journal - Thursday 06 November 1924