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William Edwards and Son

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of St. Michael's Net Works, Bridport, Dorset.

Established in 1840.

1922 Listed Exhibitor. Manufacturers of all kinds of Netting for all purposes, particularly for the Sports Trade. Speciality: Lawn Tennis, Cricket, Football, Hockey Nets, etc. (Stand No. H.28) [1]

1929 British Industries Fair Advert for Sports Nets of every description; The 'Excelsus' Lawn Tennis Net - accessories relative thereto. (Sports Goods Section - Stand No. AB.1) [2]

1947 British Industries Fair Advert for Sports Nets. All classes of nets and netting for all purposes, especially Sports and Games, and fitting ancillary thereto. Also Lines and Twines for Fishing and other purposes. (Sports Goods Section - Olympia, 1st Floor, Stand No. F.1830) [3]

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