Saddle Labels :
Here’s a framed assortment saddle labels that I purchased Island final autumn. I assume that it came from a saddler’s store and the labels got here from previous or broken saddles. They make fascinating reading and i couldn’t resist researching some of the makers somewhat.
Operating from left to proper and prime row to backside the labels read :
J. A. Barnsby & Sons “Saddlery for All Nations” Walsall & London
Barnsby saddles are nonetheless in business immediately, the company’s web site tells their history from 1793 right here
Andrew Watt & Sons, Saddlers, Edinburgh
I have discovered records of some saddlery by these makers from the 1920′s and they seem in a court docket case in 1911 coping with a fraudulent sponge salesman. (particulars right here )
Wilkinson & Kidd, 5 Hanover Square, London. Established 1786
Wilkinson & Kidd are recorded in Dickens Listing of London in 1879 by Charles Dickens Jr – the publication solely listed tradesmen / shops which had a Royal appointment. Wilkinson & Kidd are listed together with Cuff & Son of Curzon Avenue, Musson & Son of Arabella Row, Peat & Co of Piccadilly and Whippy, Stegall & Flemming of North Audley Street. (As an aside, Charles Dickens Jr was the son of Charles Dickens the novelist.) Wilkinson & Kidd are also listed amongst the “First class harness makers” by Athol Maudsley in his 1888 e book “Highways & Horses”.
The company was bought by Champion & Wilton in 1901
Gidden , Streatham St. London WC1
W.H.Gidden have been established in 1806 and are still working at present. According to their web site the Duke of Wellington went into battle towards Napoleon in 1815 in one among their saddles. The corporate was purchased by Schneider Boots in 1999.
Bulman, Maker, Beverley
Bulmers Directory of Beverley in 1892 lists : “Bulman, Thomas – Saddler – North Bar without”
Gidden, Streatham St. London WC1
Gidden additionally purchased the saddlers A McDougall in 1959
Parker & Parker, 10 & 11 Upper St.Martins Lane, London WC
There have been different saddlers using the identify Parker – George Parker & Sons, and Parker Bros, but I cannot discover a link between them and this exact address. George Parker & Sons are registered at 12 Higher St Martins Lane in 1927. Interestingly Latchford, the loriner is listed at 11 Higher St Martins Lane in Dickens Listing in 1879.
Getty photos have an image of Parker Bros saddlery in 1890 right here, however it might not be the appropriate Parkers.
J & J Johnston Saddlers & Harness Makers, 1 Bridge Road, Kelso
There are commercials for J & J Johnston’s harness and saddlery in 1861 and 1862 problems with the brand new Zealand newspaper The Lyttleton Stone Island Jackets Occasions. Additionally James Johnston is referred to as commissioner of another saddler’s estate in an 1878 version of the Edinburgh Gazette.
Made Specifically for Holbrow & Co by Barnsby, London
Holbrow & Co of 40, Duke Street, St James were better often called fishing suppliers, but they have been also talked about in Moray Brown’s 1895 book “Polo”
F.V.Nicholls, Jermyn St, Haymarket, London SW, Horse clothing, saddlery, harness whips &c
F.V.Nicholls marketed their “New level-seat sidesaddle with Adjustable Third Crutch & Different Enhancements within the 1881 version of “Ladies on Horseback, Studying Riding & Hunting” by Nannie Energy O’Donoghue (what’s it about 19th century author’s names
It is feasible that this F.V.Nicholls was also the owner of “Thibet” an entrant in the 1897 Kennel Membership Present.
And that’s the end of the primary row, on to row 2
D.McDougal, 17 Finsbury Pavement, London
McDougal is recorded in the 1872 data of the Old Bailey, giving proof in opposition to a lodger who had bounced cheques throughout London
E. Hollingshead & Sons, Makers, Melton Mowbray
There are still secondhand Hollingshead saddles around. The store still exists, but appears to be a common leather-based goods retailer.
F.E.Gibson (Saddlers) Ltd, Newmarket
Based in the early twentieth century by Colonel F.E.Gibson, this company is still going and have a website right here
Military & Navy C.S.L. , Makers, 105 Victoria St.Westminster, London SW
Army & Navy Company Stores Limited have been formed by a gaggle of military and navy officers in 1871, their first shop opened in 1872 supplying firearms, clothes and saddlery. The title was changed in 1934 to Military & Navy Store Ltd. The corporate was taken over by the Home of Fraser in 1973.
Bartley Bros & Corridor, Saddlers, 20 Portman St.Portman Sq..London, New York
I’ve seen a brooch within the type of a spur stamped “Bartley Bros & Hall” and “Eglentine”, however I’m undecided of their hyperlink to the Eglentine trademark. The new York department of the company advertised in the new York Herald in 1912. The corporate also appeared in a Tariff Hearing earlier than the U.S. House of Representatives Committee of ways and Means in 1913 over varied containers of leather-based goods, presumably imported from England.
Parker Bros. Saddlers, Little St. Andrew Avenue, London WC
Thomas Parker trading as Parker Bros, 7,eight,9,10 Little St Andrew Road and 5,6,7 Lumber Court docket was declared bankrupt, this was reported within the London Gazette in 1911.
George Parker & Sons Saddlery, Established 1851
There’s a 1911 catalogue on-line right here , at the moment George Parker & Sons have been operating from 17,18 &19 Higher St Martins Lane WC2, however they’d been at 12 Upper St Martins Lane. I believe that the corporate ceased trading in the late twentieth century but haven’t discovered an actual date.
Peat, Saddler & Harness Maker, 173 Piccadilly, London
The company held a Royal warrant & was talked about in Dickens’ 1879 listing and “Ladies on Horseback”. The Chancery Division of the Excessive Court docket of Justice ordered the sale of the business and the leasehold on 16 July 1884 following a courtroom case in opposition to Latchford – presumably over a debt to the loriner.
There was a saddler known as Peat in close by Villiers Place between 1838 & forty, recorded in John Tallis’s London Street Views – a relative
Moss Stone & Co Ltd “Eldonian” Walsall England
This firm are recorded in the “Saddlery & Harness” commerce journal in July 1903 : Messrs Moss Stone & Co of the Imperial Saddlery Works. The firm has patented a sidesaddle, “The Climax”…
The Eldonian title was purchased by Jeffries in 1987
G.Aldridge & Son est 1879, Reading
Now a luggage shop in Friar Street, do have a have a look at their historical past page together with a marvellous photo of an elephant being fitted with a leather-based boot right here (Please be affected person, it’s a slideshow)
Parker & Parker, 10 & eleven Higher St Martins Lane
George Parker & Sons, Saddlers, Eng
Sale Agents Edmondson & Co, Valparaiso, Chili
And that’s how Chile is spelt on the label. Edmondson & Co are talked about within the Kelly directory of 1903
Ford Saddler, Ledbury
The Ledbury portal web site has an article on buying in the town within the late 1930′s by Pip Powell. He describes “Mr Ford in New Road, a superb saddler and harness maker…”
Perrott Bros. Saddlers Kingsbridge
Perrott Bros Harness makers, Fore Street appear within the Kelly directory round 1923
Nijmeegsche, Nijmegin, Zadelmaker
Shepherd & Son, Saddlers, Brackley
Bainsbridge & Co Ltd, Trunkmakers & Saddlers
W.H. Wright, Saddler & Harness Maker, forty Brompton Rd.London SW
I can’t find any references to Wright, however apparently this address was home to the Hunt Servants’ Profit Society.
Wilkinson & Kidd, 5 Hanover Sq.London, Established 1786
George Curnew, Saddler & Harness Maker, 18 Upper George St.Bryanston Sq.London W.
The London Gazette of July 5 1898 reported
“Partnership between George Curnew and William Augustus Edelston carrying on enterprise as Saddlers and Harness Makers and Cycle Warehousemen at 18 & 18A Upper George Avenue, Bryanston Sq.Marylebone beneath the model or agency of Curnew and Edelston has been dissolved by mutual consent and as from the twenty fourth day of June 1898… and that in future such enterprise will likely be carried on by the mentioned George Curnew”
E.Hollingshead & Son
J.Brown, Saddler, Harrogate
Tennants Auctioneers in Yorkshire bought an indication final yr (2011). It was a solid iron determine of a jockey holding a picket plaque which read “J.Brown & Co Saddlery, Quality saddles, bridles, halters, blinkers, traces, reins, harnesses. 37 Chapel Road, Harrogate”
The North West Tannery Co. Ltd.Cawnpore
This company was established in 1881 in what has been recognized since 1948 as Kanpur in Uttar Pradesh in Northern India. The Tannery company amalgamated with several others including the Cawnpore Woollen Mills and Army Cloths Manufacturing Co.Ltd in 1920 to turn out to be the British India Corporation Ltd.
Giddens of London, seventy four New Oxford St.London WC1
Parker Bros. Saddlers, Little St.Andrew St.London
A. Pariani Selleria, via Filodrammatici 6, Milano
Based in 1903. The famous showjumper and coach Toptani acknowledged Pariani’s to be the first spring tree saddles to embrace Caprilli’s “il sistema”. The company nonetheless exists and has an internet site
Wilson & Son, Saddler Redmile
Wilson, George is recorded as a saddler and parish councillor in Redmile in 1899, by 1904 he’s “saddler, harness maker and cowkeeper”. In 1932 Wilson, Geo. & Son, saddlers & harness makers are recorded, full with telephone number
Smith, Englefield & Co Ltd, Saddlers, Estd. 1843, Nottingham
Nonetheless producing leather items in Nottingham
A.McDougall & Son Ltd.Saddlers, 22 City Highway, Finsbury, London EC1
Established in stone island jeans kopen 1770, McDougall purchased Owen & Co in the 1940′s, they had been bought by Gidden in 1959. I’ve taken these dates from Nick Creaton’s saddlery museum pages : http://www.nickcreaton.co.uk/assortment.html
Made in England for John S. Garrett Jr.West Chester
Importers of Best Eng. Saddlery
I can discover a reference to Garretts Harness Store in Polk’s directory 1932-33
James Fo**, Saddlers, Wetherby
The plaque is rubbed, but I’m assuming this is James Fox Saddlers who’ve been established in Wetherby for over one hundred years.
Beasley Saddler, Northampton
Rice Bros Saddlers, Uckfield
Rice Bros began in 1895 as saddlers, later they turned coachbuilders and dealers in agricultural equipment & lastly motor engineers.
Leslie Gordon Stevens & Co. Ltd.Saddlery, Horse Clothiers, Earlsfield, London
J.H. Bouman, sixty six Denneveg 66, Den Haag
Newman **wooden ***estone
Hervey, Saddler, Romford
George William Hervey, is recorded as a saddler, High Avenue, Romsey in the 1874 Publish Workplace Directory and Kelly’s 1882 directory
**ederick Lee, London & New York
Lacey & Sons, Sarmiento 562, Buenos Aires
Based by a well-known 10 handicap polo participant Lewis (or Luiz Lorenzo) Lacey , these sporting equipment sellers are talked about in W.T.Blake’s 1953 journey e-book “From Sea to Sea in South America”. They stopped trading in 1958.
W & H Gidden Ltd.Streatham Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1
Harness, Saddlers & Leather Items Manufacturers since 1806
J. E. Dunn, Saddles, Harness Maker, Kenilworth
Turf & Travel inc the Emeston Saddlery Company
Saddlers & Horse Clothiers, Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire
H & A Bartley Saddlers, 20a Portman St.London W & New York
W.Mayhew Ltd.62 Seymour St.London W.
Royal Warrant to Her Majesty
Mayhew began in the early 1880′s from this tackle. They stopped trading within the 1940′s. Miss Mayhew gave the corporate patterns and data to Main Wilton of Champion & Wilton. (Information from Nick Creaton’s saddle museum web page)
A McDougall & Son Ltd.Saddlers, 201 Upper Thames Road.London EC4
C.M.Smith & Co, Late Rumsey Saddlers, 62 Park St, Bristol
A saddler William Rumsey appears in Pigot’s Directory of Gloucestershire 1930 at 17, North Avenue Bristol, and Rumsey is mentioned in Slater’s 1868 directory of Bristol saddlers etc. Smith saddlers are listed in Park Street in 1900, however at quantity 22, not 62.
Bartley Bros & Hall, Est 1795, New York, London
Distas Restricted Sporting Saddlers, 53 Walm Lane, London NW2
I have seen “Catalogues of Looking and Racing Requisites” from 1930 and 1931. On 10 February 1950 The London Gazette reported that the company had been dissolved
J & J Johnston Saddles & Harness Makers, 1 Bridge Road, Kelso
The North West Tannery Co.Makers, Cawnpore
Mount Farm Stables Saddlery Retailer, Penn, Wolverhampton
Ford Saddler, Ledbury
A. Davis & Co, Saddler, 10 Strand, London
There are numerous adverts for A. Davis & Co in Australian newspapers in 1870, the Spirit of the Occasions (New York) March 1875, and the Gentleman’s Newspaper 1894
Estd. 1845, Andrews Saddler, Oxford
H.Andrews, Saddler & Harness Maker is recorded at 141 Excessive Road Oxford between 1861 and 1891. There is a picture of the shopfront on an English Heritage webpage
A.S.Tanner, Saddler, Malmesbury
Wilson & Son Saddlers, Redmile, Notts
Sowter & Co.10 Symon’s Avenue, London SW3
Looking Saddles, Harness &c &c
Saddles for the East & West Indies
Sowter were established in 1848, they have been bought by Harry Corridor in 1967
Made in England by Butler Bros (Walsall) Ltd, established over a century
In January 1895 Saddlery & Harness Magazine reported that “Messrs Butler Bros of forty eight Park Street Walsall are dissolving their partnership. One brother Henry Butler is taking the Australian branch of the enterprise and the other brother John Edward Butler is taking New Zealand.”. Nonetheless, a 1967 Butler Bros calender hangs in Walsall Leather Museum
W.R.Field & Co, 68 Dame Road, Dublin, Saddlers & Harness Mkrs
Box & Co exhibited in the Irish Exhibition of 1864, advertising that they had been established in 1810. The corporate moved to Dame Road in 1903 beneath new management
Wilkinson & Kidd
Grubb, Saddler, Fenny Compton
Oliver Grubb and his sons Oliver and Walter had been recorded as harness makers in Fenny Compton within the 1891 census
Deluxe Saddlery, Baltimore MD
This saddlery is now closed, it appears to have been in business from 1950 -1978, a websearch finds many affectionate references to it in numerous fora.
Custom Saddlery made for Boots & Saddles (Horsham) Sussex, England
I’ve found a couple of secondhand saddles for sale, but no actual information
Smith, Englefield & Co. Ltd.Saddlers, Estd 1843 Nottingham
Cochran & Co Looking Saddles Leamington
Oswald Bailey, Saddler, Monmouth
There is an Oswald Bailey out of doors clothes company established in 1906 with branches around the UK
Robert Johnston Ltd.103/105 North St.Belfast
Made in England for John S.Garrett Jr.West Chester, Importer of Finest Eng. Saddlery
Whippy Stegall & Co.457 Oxford Road, London
English Heritage’s archive information Benjamin Whipp(e)y, saddler as resident on North Audley Avenue from the 1790′s, the corporate became Whippy Stegall & Flemming and Whippy Stegall & Co and occupied the deal with until World War II when the constructing was broken by bombing.
Whippy Stegall & Co have been purchased by Champion & Wilton in 1947
D. Mason & Sons, Birmingham
This firm dates back no less than so far as 1870, it started as J.Mason & Sons. An 1891 version of the Saddlery & Harness Journal reported that “D.Mason & Sons of Bath Row, Birmingham win government contract”.
I have seen various army gear by this maker, relationship up to the 1940′s.
Champion & Wilton Saddlers, 36 North Audley St.London
The corporate was established in 1786 by Matthew Wilson in Oxford Avenue, in 1825 it turned Wilson & Wilkinson. There were serveral mergers and buyouts stone island jeans kopen until Gidden purchased the company in 1961. For a greater historical past have a look at Nick Creaton BHSI’s webpage
Miles & Son Saddlers, Dorchester
Listed in Kelly’s Listing 1915
Gidden, Streatham Street, London WC
Army & Navy C.S.L. Makers, 105 Victoria St.Westminster, London SW
Equipements pour Officiers, Paul Goujard, Rue St Nicolas, Saumur
I cannot find any references to this saddler, but presumably they provided the Cadre Noir . (The Cadre Noir is the French national college of equitation – a bit like the Spanish Riding College in Vienna, however with a lot better uniforms.)
Sydney Ingham Saddler, Salisbury
Thomas Berney Saddler, Kilcullen
Based in 1880 by Peter Berney, this saddlery enterprise remains to be going robust. They’ve a somewhat good Webpage
F.W.Mayhew, Royal Warrant to the King, Seymour St
It is a later label, the previous one confirmed a Royal warrant to the Queen (Victoria), this is prone to refer to Edward VII or George V.
Frost Saddle Manufacturers, Saddle No.3549, Bawtry & York
There’s a racing saddlery firm “T.Frost (Bawtry)” founded in 1804, they have an internet site here
Grande Selleria Suggessori, ***itta D. Carlett**, Roma by way of dell umilta 27
I can discover the highway, but no reference to the saddler.
Military & Navy Cooperative Society Ltd.Makers, Victoria St.London
Perhaps an earlier label, it takes the form of a brass star
Owen, By Appointment to Her Late Majesty, Saddle & Harness Makers, sixty two Duke St.Grosvenor Sq.London. Saddle & Harness Makers, Whips, Spurs &c. And for Exportation
Founded by Henry Owen before 1839 the corporate was bought by A.McDougall & Son who have been in turn bought by Gidden in 1959. This label is probably Edwardian (1901-1910), referring to the late Queen Victoria.
Rock Island Arsenal 1914
Positioned on Arsenal Island, originally known as Rock Island, on the Mississippi River between the cities of Davenport, Iowa, and Rock Island, Illinois. Rock Island arsenal produced navy leather accoutrements and field gear between the 1880′s and 1940′s.
Norman Saddler, 5 North Avenue, Taunton
An Ernest Edward Norman had saddlery retailers in Taunton and Minehead. A dividend notice from the corporate was published on 25 September 1925 in the London Gazette.
Jennings Saddler, Salisbury
Edward Mason, Saddler & Harness Maker, Gravesend
Medway Council Archives hold a receipt from Edward Mason, Saddler, eighty one-eighty two New Street, Gravesend, dated 11 January 1910
Whippy Steggall & Co, North Audley Road, London
Myers, Maker, Richmond Yorkshire
J.W. Warner, Saddler, Rugby
Andrews, Late Denyer, Saddler, Oxford
William Denyer is recorded as a saddler and the publican of the William IV at 57 Holywell Avenue, Oxford in directories from 1841 and 1851. In 1861 Denyer is recorded at 141 Excessive Road, Oxford. Andrews also appears as a saddler at 141 Excessive Avenue, Oxford between 1861 and 1918.
W.W.Bridge Saddler 23 & 24 Wormwood St.London EC
Bliss of London Est 1840
An article about the corporate in Saddlery & Harness February 1892 was titled “Bliss & Co, Pioneers of the Trade No.7″. Bliss of London are still energetic and about to launch an internet site, they do have a Fb page
J.E.Dunn Saddle & Harness Maker, Kenilworth
Moss Bros of Covent Garden, Saddlers
Orpwood, Gold Medal Saddles, Bits for Pullers, Non-Slipping Reins &c.Court docket Saddler, Oxford
Orpwood saddlers are recorded at 19, Cornmarket, Oxford from 1872. Initially William Samuel Orpwood , between 1880 and 1890 the widowed Mrs Emma Orpwood and her children including in 1881 William, aged 14 and a saddler’s assistant. From 1899 to 1914 William Samuel Orpwood (presumably the son) ran a saddler’s at the handle.
Hijo de Salvator Deltell, Casa el Valenciano en by way of ****, Madrid
A current Madrid purchasing information reveals that this shop still exists at Ribero de Curtidores sixteen and was established in 1880.
D.McDougall, 17 Finsbury Pavement
Tompkins Saddler Bicester
The London Gazette of 28 October 1879 information that the partnership was dissolved between William Tompkins & William John Tompkins (Tompkins & Son) and all enterprise was taken on by Mr John Tompkins of Sheep Avenue.
Equestrian Breakable Head Tree
Butler Brothers Makers, Established a Century, London & Walsall
A.Ogilvie & Co.Late Mirrlees & Co.Glasgow
On 12 March 1859 the Lyttleton Instances (New Zealand) carried an advert “Superior looking saddles, horse cart harness &c from Messrs Mirrlees & Co, Buchanan St. Glasgow. Well-known in the Australian colonies for their superior workmanship”
A.J.Garnett, 5 Goswell Rd and 75 & eighty two Lengthy Lane, Metropolis, London EC
The Evening Publish of 23 December 1919 data that Henry, Frank and Arthur Garnett have been jailed for between six and eight months for filing fraudulent tax returns between 1910 and 1917. They appear to have recovered from this setback, there are numerous patents filed underneath the title A.J.Garnett between 1926 and 1946, principally for improvements to travelling instances.
Champion & Wilton, Late Wilkinson & Co.457 & 459 Oxford St.London
Boyce & Rogers, Saddlers, Newmarket
This shop featured within the 1954 movie “The Rainbow Jacket“, the film reveals a stuffed horse within the store – “Robert the Devil”, the 1880 winner of the St.Leger. “Robert the Devil” now resides at Gibsons saddlers, who purchased Boyce & Rogers within the 1960′s
A. McDougall & Son Saddlers, 22 City Street, Finsbury, London EC1
J.A.H. Jeffries & Sons, Saddlery Manufacturers, Walsall Eng
Established in 1820 and nonetheless going
Champion & Wilton, 457 & 459 Oxford St.London
Laird, Cape City
Geo. Parker & Sons, London, Established 1851,
Hunting Saddles, Harness &c &c,
Saddles to the East & West Indies and South America
They appear to have expanded their territories since the sooner label
Champion & Wilton
Andy Watt & Sons, Saddlers, Edinburgh
Peat, 50 Jermyn st.Late Piccadilly, London
Peat were recorded in Dickens Listing of 1879 at 173 Piccadilly, so the move to Jermyn Avenue will need to have been later. The corporate seems in a list of Tradesmen with a Royal Warrant within the London Gazette on 2 January 1906.