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R. Tyzack

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R. Tyzack Ltd, of Slater Street, High Wycombe

1839 Henry Tyzack moved his sawmaking business from Sheffield to Old Street, Shoreditch

1869 Tyzack moved again to High Wycombe.

1905 Company established

1907 Set up furniture factory. Made quality dining chairs, upholstered goods, occasional tables.

WWI Government orders; aircraft parts

1920 Incorporated as limited company making office furniture

Post WWII contract work for Government departments.

1950s bought Slater Street Methodist Ch.

1966 Taken over; made "antiqued" furniture.

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Sources of Information

  • Furniture making in Wycombe [1]