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Aerial view. Date and photographer unknown.
Aerial view. Date and photographer unknown.

of Earle's Field Tannery, Grantham, Lincs. Telephone: Grantham 955-6. Cables: "Grantham 955". London Office: Earle's Field Sales Ltd., 10 Old Jewry, EC2

1934 Formed as the British HQ of Danish tannery.[1]

1947 British Industries Fair Advert for Fine Quality Suede. Full Chrome Suede Leather in Calf, Kid and Splits for Shoe Uppers. (Leather Goods Section - Earls Court, 1st Floor, Stand No. 408c) [2]

1967 Merged with Pettit and Sons.[3]

1972 'Manufacturers of leather for the footwear and garment trades. 180 employees. Is a member of the Barrow Hepburn Group of Companies.'[4]

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Sources of Information

  1. Grantham Journal - Friday 30 October 1959
  2. 1947 British Industries Fair Advert 60; and p32
  3. Birmingham Daily Post - Tuesday 28 February 1967
  4. Leicester Chronicle - Friday 24 March 1972