Andrews of Arcadia: Writer-meets-Dealer, Lost Historian and Purveyor of Vintage Fishing Tackle for the Soul.
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.