Sub-fonds - Business records of C. Watling Ltd of Norwich

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Business records of C. Watling Ltd of Norwich

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  • 1915-1986 (Creation)

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Sub-fonds

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10 volumes, 3 gatherings, 20 booklets, 4 folders, 54 papers

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(1915-?)

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Charles Watling bought the bankrupt firm Globe Parcels Express in 1915, forming C. Watling Ltd. He had started as an employee stable hand at the firm in 1890. Operated locally and throughout England, Scotland and Wales, with both horse driven vans and distinctive yellow motor vans. C. Watling Ltd in Kelly's Directory for Norfolk, 1937, motor engineers, Surrey Street, forwarding agents, 14 Westlegate Street, Norwich.

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