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From: "Sheila Tutton" <>
Subject: Re: [LON] SPICE MERCHANT
Date: Fri, 19 Jan 2007 23:24:44 +1100
The only one that I know of is Brome & Schimmer Ltd of Southwark. I'm sure
they have been in business for many years and were still trading in 1970's
Maybe Company House (I think that's what it's called ) maybe able to help
> Hi Listers,
> I wonder if anybody can offer suggestions as to which companies of Spice
> merchants were operating in London between 1870 and 1925. According to his
> death certificate, one of our relatives was a warehouseman for a spice
> merchant. He lived in the Dulwich / Peckham / Camberwell area during this
> time. I don't really know how far he would have travelled to work, but I
> am assuming that as a warehouseman he would have travelled daily.
> If anybody can shed light on what his duties might have been, that would
> also be of interest.
> Thanks in advance.
> Researching HUGGINS, HENRY, GREEN, CUTTRISS & TAPLIN in London