Echoes of the past: The history of the Brighouse tannery trade
0 Have your say It was just an acknowledgement card from one company to another. The company in Glasgow that received it is of no real interest to this column but the sender most certainly is – Edward Fairburn & Sons, Brighouse and dated February 8 1904.
In 1857 there was Edward Fairburn & Bros, Corn Millers and Fairburn Bros who were Card Makers and by 1862 the name of E & A Fairburn Corn Millers was also appearing - all very confusing.
The Fairburn family were principally card makers for at least 125 years, with their business being initially established by Adam Fairburn at... read more