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J. Harman Hunt

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December 1956

Furniture maker, of High Wycombe, Bucks

1933 John Harman Hunt was established in business (formerly of J. C. Lane)

1953 Called in receivers

1958 Patent - Improvements in or relating to chairs. [1]

1965 "Broadwey upholstered leather suites"

Group included Ellis Productions, Frank Williams, Mines and Putnam (Marlow), and Oakridge Timber.

Bought out by Wake and Dean of Yatton, Somerset.

Factories employed 320

1971 On short time. Workforce 200.

1979 October - a view of the derelict building formerly the furniture factory of J. Harman Hunt Ltd. Junction of Oakridge and Jubilee Road, High Wycombe. [2]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. [1] Wikipatents
  2. [2] Sharing Wycombe's Old Photographs (SWOP)
  • Furniture Makers of High Wycombe [3]