Colburn & Jeffery - Leeds - Receipt - 1876

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Colburn & Jeffery - Leeds - Receipt - 1876

Postby dognose » Tue Feb 26, 2013 7:51 am

A receipt issued by Colburn & Jeffery of 93, Briggate, Leeds:


The receipt, dated 22nd July 1876 was issued to a Mr. Dyson of Leeds, it reads:

Bot. of Colburn & Jeffery

Silversmiths, Jewellers & Opticians

Established 1801

18ct Albert stamped every link £9 - 15s

Settled same time With thanks pp. Colburn & Jeffery - J.W. Mellor

The business of Colburn & Jeffery was established in 1801, it was acquired, probably in the late 1800's, by William Greenwood & Sons, who themselves were in business well into the second half of the 20th century, with branches at Leeds and Huddersfield.

William Greenwood & Sons entered their marks with the Birmingham Assay Office.


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