‘Northampton’ Category

  1. Factory Tour at Grenson


    August 28, 2013 by Ville Raivio

    Once again I’m forwarding the reader to Spitalfieldslife, whose Gentle Author visited Grenson’s in 2011. While the accompanying text does …
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  2. A Brief History of British Shoe Making


    July 15, 2013 by Ville Raivio

    First published by John Lobb (Paris) in four parts, with consulting from Rebecca Shawcross from the Northampton Shoe Museum. Northamptonshire …
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  3. At the Sanders Factory


    July 9, 2013 by Ville Raivio

  4. Anatomy and Review of Crockett&Jones Shoes


    June 30, 2013 by Ville Raivio

    England is home to many shoemakers in general and the shire of Northampton to several factories in particular. Crockett&Jones, founded …
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  5. Factory Tour at Crockett&Jones


    June 7, 2013 by Ville Raivio

    The C&J factory has joined Youtube, but haughtily denied embedding. Videos available through the link. http://www.youtube.com/user/CrockettandJones1/videos  

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