Articles with the tag: Businesspeople


H B Dunn Chemists

H B Dunn Chemists

  One of Leamington’s longest established businesses became yet another casualty of the increasing rents demanded for commercial premises when H B Dunn the Regent Street Chemist moved to alternative premises this year. The properties adjoining the old Lloyd’s...
Old Leamington Calendar 2017

Old Leamington Calendar 2017

This is our Calendar for 2017 which shows scenes and memories of the town and is compiled by our members. All previous editions have sold quickly which has been very pleasing. Author: compiled for LHG under leadership of Alan Griffin Published in 2016 by Leamington...
Massey Bromley, Railway Locomotive Engineer

Massey Bromley, Railway Locomotive Engineer

Massey Bromley has at least two connections with Leamington Spa; he was a pupil at Leamington College and also he is buried in Leamington cemetery in Brunswick Street and has a memorial in St Mary’s church. He was pretty unique in that he was possibly the only...
Soans – A Family Business

Soans – A Family Business

This is Richard Soans’ introduction to the fascinating story of a well-known Leamington family business. CLICK HERE to read the full article. Soans is an unusual name.  It may be English, a variant of ‘son,’ or it may be Scandinavian. What is indisputable is...
Thornley-Kelsey [Radford Hall] Brewery

Thornley-Kelsey [Radford Hall] Brewery

This is a summary of the Research Paper which is available in full HERE Born on 7th August, 1854, Henry Edward Thornley was originally a farmer at Radford Hall, Radford Semele, who initially commenced brewing solely for his own labourers. However, by 1898 he had...