Catalogue description JAHNCKE LTD

This record is held by Hackney Archives

Details of D/B/BRY/4/8
Reference: D/B/BRY/4/8
Related material:

See also Bryant and May correspondence file 1884-1901, Ref: and D/B/BRY/1/2/96

Held by: Hackney Archives, not available at The National Archives
Language: English

Jahnke Limited

Administrative / biographical background:

Tin box manufactures of Canonbury Works, Dorset Street, Islington. Founded in 1873 by Ernest Jahncke and incorporated in 1893. Bryant and May acquired an interest in 1895, Jahncke boxes being used for their wax vestas. A separate French company was formed in 1920 under the name of √Čtablissements Jahncke which purchased a factory in Rue Levert, Paris (see D/B/BRY/4/8/58). Jahncke Ltd was liquidated in 1963.

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