Andrews of Arcadia: Writer-meets-Dealer, Lost Historian and Purveyor of Vintage Fishing Tackle for the Soul. (photo by Nick Fallowfield-Cooper)
Wednesday, 26 October 2016
Return Via Kempton to the Lost Fishing Tackle Factory in 1934
Found at Kempton yesterday morning in the half light of the year 2016, a Kelly's Directory for London for the year 1934. Amongst the 3786 pages a list of Fishing Tackle Makers, Fishing Rod Makers, Dlr's (Dealers) and Stores - Departmental and significantly the name Hessin T. & Co. Ashleigh Works, Redditch, whose abandoned factory I had the privilege to walk round five years ago.