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Organisation: W. Butcher & Sons, slide manufacturer and dealer

Historical details of this organisation
Full name
W. Butcher & Sons
Short name
W. Butcher & Sons
Known activities
Known date(s)
Activity
1890s-1915
slide manufacturer
1890s-1915
slide retailer/hirer
1890s-1915
lantern hardware manufacturer
1890s-1915
lantern hardware retailer/hirer
1890s-1915
lantern accessory manufacturer
1890s-1915
lantern accessory retailer/hirer
Date of foundation
in or before 1892
Date of winding-up
1915
Main period and nation of relevant activity
1890s-1910s, England
Notes

Better known by their trade name 'Primus'.

Related organisations

took over business of Tyler and England Brothers, 1907

business taken over by Houghton-Butcher, 1915

used trademark Primus

acted as agent for W.H. Assender & Co., 1900

acted as agent for James Williamson, 1900

Known locations
Known date(s)
Connection
Location
1892-1903
business address
1911-unknown
film studio
1920-unknown
business address
People linked to this organisation

BUTCHER, Frank  (1873-1951) – partner, 1897

BUTCHER, William  (1840-1903) – partner, dates unknown

BUTCHER, William F.  (1866-1936) – partner, 1890s-1900s

References
‘Notes’ in OMLJ 8.93 (February 1897)
  –  annual dinner and concert
Lucerna ID 1000431

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 9 June 2020

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