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Benjamin Ladds

Established 1891

Rushden Echo, April 27th 1917

Seed Potatoes—Through the kindness of Mr. B. Ladds, of Rushden, who secured half-a-ton from a friend in Scotland, seed potatoes have been in plentiful supply in the town.

Advert c1918 in French
An advert from about 1918 in French and English showing the founder's son Lieut B H Ladds in the Royal Garrison Artillery uniform

1954 letterhead
1954 Letterhead & Advert
1954 advert

Rushden Echo, 8th August 1919, transcribed by Kay Collins

A private limited liability company, Messrs. B. Ladds Ltd., has been registered with a capital of £15,000 in £1 shares, as boot manufacturers. The subscribers are Mr. B. Ladds and Mr. B. H. Ladds, of Rushden, who are the first directors.

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