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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Jolly and Son (of Norwich)

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Jolly and Son (of Norwich), Carriage Builders

1868 Advertisement. 'THE LARGEST STOCK OF CARRIAGES IN THE EASTERN COUNTIES. Carriage, Harness, and Saddlery Works, Norwich. ESTABLISHED 1750. JOLLY and SON SOLICIT inspection of their Varied Assortment of NEW and SECOND-HAND CARRIAGES, particularly their Befton Barouche Landaus and Barouches. Waggonettes. Miniature Laudaulet Broughams, just invented and perfected by Jolly and Son. Extra Light American Carriages, Park Phaetons, Alexandra Cars. Gem Miniature Broughams — the Lightest ever constructed. Fulcrum-shaft Dog Carts, Game Carts, Norwich Cars, &c., &c. The Prices will bear comparison with those of any FIRST-CLASS HOUSE, and they are prepared to build and supply (when required) CARRIAGES, of equal value and finish, at the same scale of charges as those of the so-called "Cheap!"' Advertising Makers, whether in London or the Provinces. Carriages and Harness Jobbed, with option of purchase, or furnished for stated periods, on annual payments, afterwards becoming the property of the Hirer. N,B. — JOLLY and SON are now fitting Carriages with the "Improved Patent Conical Axles" and Hickory Wheels.'[1]

1880 Advertisement. Jolly and Son, St. Stephen's Gate, Norwich.[2]

1890 Advertisement. The goodwill, books and drawings of Jolly and Son, Victoria Carriage and harness works, have been purchased by Howes and Sons, Chapel Field, Norwich.[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. Norwich Mercury - Saturday 23 May 1868
  2. Norfolk Chronicle - Saturday 09 October 1880
  3. Norfolk Chronicle - Saturday 30 August 1890