George Warren Warehousing of Minehead
1914 George Warren of 30 Friday Street, Minehead was working as a cabinet maker, by 1919 he had progressed to also being an upholsterer and a furniture remover, having his own pantechnicons.
The General Haulage & Storage Company of
Apart from a photo that was kindly given to us, we have been unable to find the wagons history, and would be pleased if anyone has it. The good news is that all profits are going to the Cancer Research Wales
D.J. Hopkins coal merchant
of South Dock, Swansea. £12.00
Quantock Jams of Bridgwater £12.50
The Argyle Brewery was founded 1710, by1756 operated by Archibald Campbell and his son of the same name, changed much over the years until1969 when sold to Dryborgh & Vaux/Ushers, ceased brewing 1970. All profits go to the Weston General Hospital fro their Scanner Appeal.
Norman Hunt & Sons are a family farming business who have been growing apples since the 1930s. Today following their family traditions & values growing cider apples of many varieties. All profits go to the Children's Hospice South West.
The first high explosive guncotton was invented at the Faversham works 1846, later expanded into other explosives. The works was requisitioned in WW1, closed 1919
Alloa Brewery £12.50
Apart from just a removal business, he was a Contractor to H.M's Government, also an Appointed Agent for Transit of goods to Foerign Parts.
John Wainwright & Co. was founded in 1891 when an auctioneer decided to diversify into the quarry industry. All profits will go to Breath Easy,The British Lung Foundation.
The brewery begun life as Biggs Brewery in Wrotham, later Jonathan Biggs acquired premises in Strood and moved the business there, In the late 1850's was called Strood Steam Ale Brewery. 1897 joined with James Budden, becoming Budden & Biggs.
Long before the Channel Hudson's were moving furniture and goods not only around the U.K. but also to and from the continent. All profits go to the Hastings Tramways Club to help rebuilding an old tramcar
This wagon was built by the Midland Railway Carriage and Wagon Co. Ltd. and registered by the SE&CR in 1906. The wagon is thought to have belonged Guy Russell a coal merchant who lived in Silchester Road in St Leonards.
Mew, Langton's Brewers Isle of Wight £15.00
The Wye Valley has been noted for the taste and quality of the Asparagus grown there. Originally a wild seashore plant a source of iron, folic acid, vitamins and fiber.
The quarrying had gone on around Burlescombe for many years, the area had many lime kilns. With the coming of the railway first they had a tramway from the quarry, then the G W R took over the line they built a standard gauge line to Burlescombe Station. All profits go to Burnham Railway Heritage Group.
Norman Hunt and Sons are a family farming business who have been growing apples since the1930s making fine ciders, this is the third in a series of Norman Hunt wagons with the last will be out later in 2017.All profits from the sale of the Crowman wagons go to The Parchment Trust helping disabled young people,
The 1800's saw a change in cider making, after many years being made in small quantities by local farmers, factory made cider began to be produced. When the the railways arrived they were able to transport heave goods into the big cities. Evans & Ridlers were some of the first to take advantage of this.
Brewing use to be one of the towns main industries, hops and barley were grown in the surrounding area. The brewery was founded 1846, liquated 1961.
Lake Brewery, North Quay, Douglas, I.O.M founded by George Booth 1779 acquired John williame Clinch 1868. 1948 acquired by Castletown Brewery.