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September 1954.
October 1954.
March 1955.


1891 Business established

1912 The J Sears and Co (True-Form Boot Co) Ltd was incorporated as a going concern to carry on the business carried on under the name of J Sears and Co and the True-Form Boot Co by John George Sears and William Thomas Sears, at the Factory, Northampton and numerous retail establishments around the country[1]

Late 1950s Became part of British Shoe Corporation

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times , Feb 21, 1912